Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary: Second largest surviving stretch of mangrove forests in India

Q.  Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is a second largest surviving stretch of mangrove forests in India
2. The sanctuary is a part of the Krishna estuary

- Published on 12 Aug 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both
d. None

ANSWER: Only 1
 
The sanctuary is a part of the Godavari estuary. Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is 18 km from the port city Kakinada, on the Kakinada-Yanam state highway, nestling on the deltaic branches of Gouthami and Godavari Rivers at Kakinada Bay in Andhra Pradesh.

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