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Consider the following pairs:

1. Nokrek Biosphere Reserve: Garo Hills

2. Logtak (Loktak) Lake :  Barail Range

3. Namdapha National Park :  Dafia Hills

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?


1. 1 only
2. 2 and 3 only
3. 1, 2 and 3 
4. None

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The correct answer is Nokrek Biosphere Reserve: Garo Hills.

NOKREK BIOSPHERE RESERVE:

  1. It is located in the Garo Hills district of Meghalaya.
  2. The biosphere reserve derives its name from the Nokrek Hill, the highest peak of the Garo Hills.
  3. The Nokrek National Park was added to the list of biosphere reserves by UNESCO in May 2009.

LOKTAK LAKE:

  1. It is a freshwater lake located in Manipur and is famous for the phumdis floating over it.
  2. Keibul Lamjao National Park, the only floating national park in the world is situated on this lake.
  3. The lake is divided into three zones - northern, central, and southern zones

NAMDAPHA NATIONAL PARK:

  1. It is located in the Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh and finds a place between the Dapha bum range and the Patkai range.
  2. Noa Dihing River crosses the national park from east to west.
  3. It houses the world's northernmost lowland evergreen rainforests, dipterocarp forests.

GARO HILLS:

  1. These are part of the Garo-Khasi range and are located in Meghalaya.
  2. The Garo-Khasi range is part of the Meghalaya subtropical ecoregion and is one of the wettest places in the world.
  3. Tura town located at the foothills of Tura peak is the largest town in the Garo Hills.
  4. Nokrek National Park and the Balphakram National Park are also located here.

BARAIL RANGE:

  1. It is a tertiary mountain range located in the Dima Hasao district of Assam, between the Brahmaputra and Barak basins.
  2. It has Meghalaya on the west and Nagaland and Manipur on the east.

DAFLA  HILLS:

  1. It is located in Arunachal Pradesh and is bounded by the Abor range in the east and Aka hills on the west.
  2. It is inhabited by the Dafla tribe.

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