Mizo Hills


Mizo Hills

formerly  Lushai Hills 

      mountain range in southeastern Mizoram state, northeastern India, forming part of the north Arakan Yoma system. The Mizo Hills rise to about 7,000 feet (2,125 metres), and their slopes are covered with thick evergreen forest containing valuable timber and bamboo. In the intermontane valleys, shifting (slash-and-burn) agriculture and some terrace cultivation are practiced.

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