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Kampong Thom Province: Kampong Thom, Boeng Tonle Chhmar, Baray District, Kampong Svay District, Stoung District, Santuk District

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: People From Kampong Thom Province, Pol Pot, Kang Kek Iew, Boeng Tonle Chhmar, Baray District, Kampong Svay District, Stoung District, Santuk District, Prasat Sambour District, Prasat Balangk District, Sandaan District, Stueng Saen District, Ke Pauk, Prasat Phum Prasat, Prasat Kuh Nokor, Prasat Andat, Prey Pros. Excerpt: Baray ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: People From Kampong Thom Province, Pol Pot, Kang Kek Iew, Boeng Tonle Chhmar, Baray District, Kampong Svay District, Stoung District, Santuk District, Prasat Sambour District, Prasat Balangk District, Sandaan District, Stueng Saen District, Ke Pauk, Prasat Phum Prasat, Prasat Kuh Nokor, Prasat Andat, Prey Pros. Excerpt: Baray Baray is a district within Kampong Thom Province , in central Cambodia .Street in Baray VillageRice paddies, BarayReferences (URLs online) A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at Boeng Tonle Chhmar Wildlife Sanctuary The Boeng Tonle Chhmar Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area of Cambodia on the edge of the Tonle Sap lake. It is located in Peam Bang Commune in Kampong Thom Province . The sanctuary was gazetted on the 1st of January, 1999 and covers an area of 28,000 hectares. Boeng Tonle Chhmar is a state owned sanctuary. The wildlife sanctuary consists of a lake surrounded by flooded forest on the north eastern side of the Tonle Sap lake. It contains areas of permanent open water, a system of small waterways and areas of flooded forest. In the wet season, Boeng Tonle Chhmar ceases to be a discrete lake and becomes part of the much enlarged Tonle Sap. The sanctuary is an example of near natural South Asian wetland. The area plays an important role in the hydrology and biology of two major river systems, the Stoung river and the Chikreng river. This area is home a large number of diverse plant, fish, mammal and waterbird species. Many of these are listed as rare, vulnerable, or globally endangered. The Tonle Sap lake and its surrounding biosphere play a vital role in the Cambodian economy and several million depend on fish from the lake as a source of protein. Boeng Tonle Chhmar is one of three Ramsar Convention sites in Cambodia with the site number 9...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781156026397
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/12/2010
  • Pages: 20
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.04 (d)

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