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Tangra Banyan

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Bodhi Leaf Tangra Banyan

The Tangra ‘Chinatown’ area of Calcutta is home to many Chinese immigrants, and this large banyan is visible at a major crossing on South Tangra road.

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  • Latitude: 22.55588889 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 88.38462222 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 5.8 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Slingshot East
  • Path : Into Calcutta, then westwards through Jharkhand
  • Date photographed: 8.03.09


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For the landmarked tree named Tangra Banyan , the database reference code is: e026.

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