Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary
|Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
|Location||Primarily Pursat Province, Cambodia|
|Area||3,337.5 km2 (1,288.6 sq mi)|
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.
- "Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary". WCMC. Retrieved 2009-09-14.[permanent dead link]
- "BirdLife International (2009) Important Bird Area factsheet: Phnom Samkos, Cambodia". BirdLife International. Retrieved 2009-09-14.
- The Cardamom mountains
- Sustainable financing of protected areas in Cambodia: Phnom Aural and Phnom Samkos wildlife sanctuaries
- "Cardamom Mountains rain forests". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund.
- Map of Protected areas system in Cambodia
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