Thiksey Monastery in Jammu Kashmir

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Thiksey to Shey

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Location: 3410N, 7780E, stretching 8-9 km south of Leh from Thicksey village (southeast of Leh) to Phey village (south of Leh), Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir
Area: No information
Altitude: 3660 m
Biogeographical province: 2.38.12
Wetland type: 12

Description of site: From Thicksey onwards to Shey, the Indus divides into a number of channels which have led to the formation of several islands where small pockets of forests have developed. The road from Thicksey to Shey runs along the north bank of the Indus river Climatic conditions: Arid Tibetan climate characterised by appreciable differences between sun and shade, and night and day temperatures. Summer temperatures range from 0C to 30C, and winter temperatures from -10C toas low as- 40oC. Humidity and precipitation are low (average annual is about 75 mm)

Principal vegetation: No information

Land tenure: Owned by the State Forest and Fisheries Departments

Conservation measures taken: Trees have been planted along the riverside and on the islands Land use: Water is used for drinking and fishing, and the surrounding area is used for grazing of domestic livestock Possible changes in land use and proposed development projects: Encroachment for privatisation. Tourist facilities are likely to expand in the near future

Disturbances and threats: Overuse by tourists, who picnic on the small islands, could lead to deterioration of the site and disturb waterfowl

Economic and social values: Tourist spot. Fishing to a limited extent along the river shores

Fauna: An important site for breeding waterfowl, especially wagtail and brown-headed gull

Special floral values: No information

Research and facilities: Nil

References: Nil

Criteria for inclusion: 0

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