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close this bookIndigenous technology knowledge for watershed management in upper north-west Himalayas of India (1998)
close this folderChapter 1 - Bio-physical and socio-economic set up in the Indian Upper Himalayas
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Temperate Zone in Western Himalayas

The temperate zone (Fig. 1.1) in western Himalayas corresponds to zone III drawn up on agro-ecological basis by the planning commission. It is physiographically a largely mountaneous tract (1800-2000 m amsl).