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স্তব্ধতার গান......The Sound of Silence | by pallab seth
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স্তব্ধতার গান......The Sound of Silence

Dawn at Sundarbans - A magical place where the boundaries between the rivers and the lands getting blurred!

 

The Sundarbans (Bengali: সুন্দরবন, Shundorbôn) is the largest single block of tidal halophytic salt-tolerant mangrove forest in the world. The Sundarbans serves a crucial function as a natural protective barrier for the millions of inhabitants in cyclone-prone delta region.

 

The Sundarbans provides a unique ecosystem and a rich wildlife habitat. According to the 2011 tiger census, the Sundarbans have about 270 Royal Bengal Tigers (Panthera tigris tigris). The Sundarbans became inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 and has also been enlisted among the finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature.

 

Source: Wikipedia; more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sundarbans

 

Last Dawn of 2011, Sundarbans

Images of Bengal, India

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Taken on December 31, 2011