Corbett National Park – IASPOINT

Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park is located in the foothills of Himalayas close to the hill station of Nainital. Spreading over 520 sq km of forest land, it is part of the Corbett Tiger Reserve, which is over 1,288 sq km. The region hosts a single largest tiger population in a tiger reserve and one of the highest tiger densities in the country.
The national park is named after Edward James Corbett, who lived in India until independence. He was India’s best known hunter. He gained fame for tracking numerous man-eating tigers and leopards. He later went on to become a conversationist.

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