The World Wildlife Fund has identified the Eastern Himalaya as one of the "Global 200" most important eco-systems on earth.
At lower elevations the forests contain tropical hardwoods.
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There was debate over it's Tibetan or Sanskrit derivation.
If you don't have access to the Journal (it's in the university library where I live), or don't have the inclination to read 16 pages on this subject, the winner is Tibetan: (Five).
These Sherpas have a distinct culture and tradition from those in the Everest region.
Other ethnic groups include Rais, Chhetris, and Brahmins.
The north face of Kangchenjunga in evening light from above Pangpema.