The picture on the back side of ₹ 20 note is taken form Mount Harriet National Park The park is named in commemoration of Harriet Tytler, the second wife of Robert Christopher Tytler, a British army officer, an administrator, naturalist and photographer, who were appointed Superintendent of the Convict Settlement at Port Blair in the Andamans from April 1862 to February 1864. Harriet is remembered for her work in documenting the monuments of Delhi and for her notes at the time of the Revolt of 1857 in India.
The park’s well-known fauna species are Andaman wild pigs (an endangered species), saltwater crocodiles, turtles and robber crabs. The park is also a butterfly hotspot.
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What to do in Mount Harriet National Park:
Wild Life: Crocodile, Andaman Wild Pig, Salt Sater, Turtle, Robber, and Crab
Adventure: Picnic, Trekking
Where is Mount Harriet National Park:
Region: Located in Ferrargunj tehsil.
Location: Andaman District, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
When & how to get to Mount Harriet National Park:
Best Time to Visit: 01-Jan to 31-Mar
Getting There: Regular bus services are available from the Andaman Teal House. Mount Harriet is accessible by the vehicle or passenger ferry which leaves every two hours from Phoenix Bay Jetty to Bamboo Flat.
Nearest Town: Portblair
Nearest Airport: Port Blair
Nearest Railway Station: Port Blair
Where to stay (Lodges / Guest Houses / Camps / Resorts / Hotels):
Accommodation: Accommodation available.
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Climate & Weather conditions in Mount Harriet National Park:
Temp: NA c to NA c
Altitude: NA m
Other details about Mount Harriet National Park:
Area: 47 sq km
Language: Nicobarese, Bengali, English, Hindi,Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu