Chilika Lake, situated on the east-coast of India, is an estuarine lagoon, shallow throughout its spread of 1,16,500 ha. It is the largest brackish water wetland in India. The water spread area of Chilika varies between 1165 to 906 sq.km during the monsoon and summer respectively. A 32 km long, narrow, outer channel connects the main lagoon to the Bay of Bengal, near the village Motto.
Near Aska in Ganjam district in Odisha is the only place where the Blackbucks exist within human habitat. People of the area have been protecting the blackbuck since the last several years because they consider the animals to be the harbinger of good luck. "People of the area protect the animal due to religious sentiments and poaching is almost nil.Locally known as Krushna Mruga, the Black Buck is a schedule – I
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Mangalajodi is Birds' paradise. More than 200 species of birds both resident and migratory are found in this area of Chilika Lake, the beautiful blue lagoon, at different points of time in a year. The flying architecture of Godwits under bright sunshine is mind blowing and fabulous. The silver and black clouds appearing alternatively and suddenly at few hundred feet away from one's boat while on travel
480 Kms coast line of Odisha, an eastern state of peninsular India is dotted with many beautiful beaches which still remain untamed and unknown to the outside world. The famous ones are Puri, Gopalpur, Chandipur, Talsari, etc. which are always flocked by tourists. Apart from these known beaches there are many less known beaches like Aryapalli, Balaramgadi, Baliharachandi, Balighai..
Ratnagiri, as it depicts in English 'Jewel Hill', on the bank of River Keluo, has been the best finds in the field of typical engraved Buddhist monuments and ancient sculptures. On excavation, The findings include three monasteries (two quadrangular), eight temples and a number of stupas believed to be dating from the seventh century. The largest monastery (i.e. the monastery No. 1) is 55 sqm with a
Orissa (now Odisha) has aptly been called the land of temples. In early historic times the area was referred to as Odra from which the modern names derives. One can see monuments testifying to the growth of many religions amongst which dominate Hinduism, Jainism and Budhism. At a later date, the names Kalinga, referring to the southern coastal part and Utkal, to the northern, more interior part, came in to vogue
The antiquity of Odisha is endorsed by her ancient people who continue to inhabit their traditional dwelling places in remote areas in the deep forests and hilly interiors. Steeped in the mystery that surrounds their ancient ways, the Odishan tribals continue to be a source of deep interest not only for anthropologists and sociologists but also for numerous tourists who flock to Odisha in search of the exotic mystique
Odisha (earlier spelt as Orissa), situated along east coast of the peninsular India, having 480 kms long coast line in the east (Bay of Bengal) is endowed with numerous hills, hillocks, myriads of waterfalls, varied biodiversity extending over four Biographic zones i.e., Northern plateau, Eastern Ghats, Central Table lands and Coastal plains.The broad physical types of the state include coastal
Bhitarkanika National Park is situated in Kendrapara district which is about 162 kms from Bhubaneswar, the state capital. The park encompasses an area of 672 km² of the Bhitarkanika Mangroves, a mangrove swamp which lies in the river delta of the Brahmani, Baitarani, and Dhamra rivers. Bhitarkanika is home to the largest population of salt water crocodile, water monitor lizard, king cobra,
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