Shimla Mall Anchor

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Bodhi Leaf Shimla Mall Anchor

Near the Himachal Pradesh Government Buildings, at one end of the lovely pedestrian Mall in Shimla, there is a double trunked oak tree offering a lovely shade to those resting on the benches beneath.


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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Banj Oak: An evergreen oak from the western slopes of the central Himalaya, found with rhododendrons, pines, and walnuts in a distinctively Eurasian-derived forest community
  • Botanical species: Quercus leucotrichofora
  • Botanical family : Fagaceae [Oak]

CompassGeography:

  • Latitude: 31.105363 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 77.164044 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 2131.6 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Venturing Northwest
  • Path : Through Chandigarh up to Shimla, Dharamsala, and down into the Punjab and Haryana
  • Date photographed: 27.09.09

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