South China Sea Project Document for Cambodias Peam Krasop Mangrove and Wetland Habitat
The proposed demonstration site for mangrove and wetland represents the entire Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary, which is one of the 23 protected areas in Cambodia, was officially established on 1st November 1993 by the Royal Decree for the Creation and Designation of Protected Areas It is also one of the 10 Cambodian Wildlife Sanctuaries and of the 6 protected areas in Koh Kong Province. The map of Peam Krasop demonstration site is attached as in Annex 1) the total area being around 25,897 ha. The area has an elevation of 0 – 2 metres, a perimeter of around 61,050 metres and lies in a deltaic flood plain bisected by numerous distributary channels and salt water inlets. The area lies about 15 km South-east of Koh Kong Town near the border with Trat Province of Thailand.
20 May 2010