Which one of the following National Parks has a climate that varies from tropical to subtropical, temperate and arcitc?
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015 Prelims]
(a) Khangchendzonga National Park
(b) Nadadevi National Park
(c) Neora Valley National Park
(d) Namdapha National Park
- The Namdapha National Park, situated in Arunachal Pradesh in Northeast India, is the biggest protected region in the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot.
- It is renowned for its vast Dipterocarp forests, which form part of the north-western section of the Mizoram-Manipur-Kachin rainforests ecoregion.
- The habitat of the park varies with altitude, transitioning from tropical moist forests to Montane forests, temperate forests, and eventually, at higher elevations, to Alpine meadows and year-round snow.
Therefore, option (d) is the correct answer.