The new sites added to the list designated by the World Heritage Committee of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) include the transnational serial site of the Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement, along with the Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites in Antigua and Barbuda, the Pampulha Modern Ensemble in Brazil, and the Khangchendzonga
National Park in India.
UNESCO has listed Chandigarh's Capitol Complex and Sikkim's national park, home to the world's third highest peak Mount Khangchendzonga
, among its World Heritage Sites, approving all three nominations linked to India this session.
Masked dancers portraying a mystic deity perform to the backdrop of the majestic Khangchendzonga
, which is also represented in the dance.
Badola, "Ethnomedicinal plant use by Lepcha tribe of Dzongu valley, bordering Khangchendzonga
Biosphere Reserve, in North Sikkim, India," Journal ofEthnobiology and Ethnomedicine, vol.
Our study was carried out in the Prek 'chu' catchment of the 2,620 [km.sup.2] Khangchendzonga
Biosphere Reserve (National Park (core zone) = 1,784 [km.sup.2], buffer zone = 836 [km.sup.2]), located in a small state of Sikkim in India (27[degrees]30'-27[degrees]55'N, 88[degrees]02'-88[degrees]37'E; Fig.
72 Lepcha tribe of Dzongu valley, Venereal disease, bordering Khangchendzonga
urinary tract Biosphere Reserve, in north infection.
As a voyager, he has completed a trans--Himalayan journey from Mt Everest to Mt Khangchendzonga
by crossing high altitude passes (between 5,000m--6,200m) successfully.
According to campaigners, the dams will be built either in the Khangchendzonga
National Park or the North Sikkim biosphere reserve in the Dzongu region of the state--an area reserved for the Lepchas, the indigenous, historical rulers of Sikkim.
The town is 1250m above sea level and looks across to Mount Khangchendzonga
, the third highest mountain in the world.
While Sikkim as a whole is considered to be sacred by the Sikkimese Buddhists, according to the sacred text Nay Sol, the area below Mount Khangchendzonga
in west Sikkim, referred to as "Demojong" is the most sacred of all, being the abode of Sikkim's deities.
The Alpine Vegetation of the Khangchendzonga
Landscape, Sikkim Him.