Phnom Sankos Wildlife Sanctuary

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Phnom Sankos Wildlife Sanctuary
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Phnom Sankos Wildlife Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Phnom Sankos Wildlife Sanctuary
Location Primarily Pursat Province, Cambodia
Nearest city Pursat
Coordinates 12°16′17″N 102°58′36″E / 12.2713°N 102.9767°E / 12.2713; 102.9767Coordinates: 12°16′17″N 102°58′36″E / 12.2713°N 102.9767°E / 12.2713; 102.9767[1]
Area 3,337.5 km2 (1,288.6 sq mi)[1]
Established 1994[1]

The Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area of the Cardamom Mountains in western Cambodia, adjacent to the international border with Thailand. Located on the western part of the range, it contains mountainous terrain dominated by three discrete peaks: Cambodia's second highest peak, Phnom Samkos (1,717 m), Phnom Khmaoch (1,496 m) and Phnom Tumpor (1,250 m). The area includes an Important Bird Area.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External[edit]