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Khatiwada, J. R. & C., M.K. (2007). Important fauna of Himalaya around Wetland. In Bhandari B.B. & Gea J.J. (Ed.), Himalayan Wetlands: Risk, Challenges and Opportunities (pp. 52–58). South Korea.
Abstract: Wetlands are classified according to landscape where they are found. For
example they are high altitude wetlands, mountain wetlands. When said high
altitude wetlands, they are lakes, ponds, rivers, glaciers, glacial lakes,
meadows, etc. in high altitude areas. Bhandari (2005) has defined "High
Altitude Wetlands are those types of wetlands which are found above the
elevation of 3,000 masl". They are generally above the tree line.