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Tungareshwar WLS

19th September, 2023 Environment

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  • The Surya Regional Water Supply Project has achieved a milestone by completing the tunnelling work of the Tungareshwar tunnel recently.

Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary also known as Tungareshwar National Park is located on a plateau east of Vasai and Virar in Palghar district, north of Mumbai in Maharashtra.
  • The sanctuary forms a corridor between Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Biodiversity is rich here, about 600 species of plants, over 250 species of birds, 150 species of butterflies and 36 species of herpetofauna have been recorded.

Courtesy: PMF


Q. Arrange the following locations from North to South:

1. Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary

2. Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

3. Tadoba Andheri National Park

4. Melghat Tiger Reserve

Select the correct code from the options given below:

[A] 3,4,1,2

[B] 2,4,3,1

[C] 3,4,2,1

[D] 4,3,2,1

Answer: D