Chilika Lake

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Chilika Lake is part of the Tentative list of India in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Chilika Lake is a brackish water lagoon, one of the largest in the world. It is the most important wintering ground for migratory birds on the Indian subcontinent. Also it is home to more than 150 endangered Irrawaddy dolphins. Chilika Lake, which flows into the Bay of Bengal, is also a RAMSAR wetland.

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Full Name
Chilika Lake
Country
India
Added
2014
Type
Natural
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2014 Added to Tentative List

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