Status and Decline of Amphibians of Afghanistan

Das, Indraneil (2014) Status and Decline of Amphibians of Afghanistan. In: Conservation Biology of Amphibians of Asia, Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Eastern Hemisphere. Volume 11, Part 1, of Amphibian Biology, 11 . Natural History Publications (Borneo) Sdn. Bhd,, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, pp. 102-108. ISBN 978-983-812-154-5

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The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (total land area: 547,500 km2 ) (Fig. 1) is a land-locked country in southern central Asia, bounded by the central Asian republics of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north, Pakistan in the east and south, China to the extreme northeast, and Iran on the west. Mostly arid, the landscape is dominated by the mountains of Hindu Kush, located on a northeast-southwest axis, a barrier to the dispersal of Indian elements from the south and west, and to the steppe faunas and floras of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan, to the north and west.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, faunas and floras, south and west, amphibians, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2020 02:23
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2020 02:23

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