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'''Tulsi Lake'''<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> is a </span>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fresh_water fresh water]<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> lake in northern </span>[[Mumbai]] <span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">. It is stated to be the second largest lake in </span>Mumbai<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> and supplies part of the city’s </span>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potable_water potable water]<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">.</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">This is one of the three lakes located in the </span>Salsette<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> Island; the other two being </span>[[Powai Lake]] <span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> and </span>[[Vihar Lake]] <span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">.</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> Both Tulsi lake and Vihar lake are located within the densely forested </span>[[Sanjay Gandhi National Park]] <span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> or also known popularly as the </span>Borivali National Park<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> (BNP)</span>
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'''Tulsi Lake'''<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> is a </span>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fresh_water fresh water]<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> lake in northern </span>Mumbai<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">. It is stated to be the second largest lake in </span>Mumbai<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> and supplies part of the city’s </span>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potable_water potable water]<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">.</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">This is one of the three lakes located in the </span>Salsette<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> Island; the other two being </span>Powai Lake<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> and </span>Vihar Lake<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">.</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> Both Tulsi lake and Vihar lake are located within the densely forested </span>Sanjay Gandhi National Park<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> or also known popularly as the </span>Borivali National Park<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> (BNP)</span>
 
==<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">Location</span>==
 
==<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">Location</span>==
   
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<h2 style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">Access</h2>
 
<h2 style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">Access</h2>
<p style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">The lake is located 32 km to the north of Mumbai by road. The nearest suburban electric train station is [[Borivali Railway Station|Borivli ]] East on the [[Western Railway]]s and is close to [[Western Express Highway|western express highway]] , with a further travel of 6 km from the station by road to the lake. The nearest [[Mumbai Airport ( Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport )|Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport]] is at a distance of about 20 km. As the lake is located inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, entry permits are to be obtained from the park authorities for visit to the lake.</p>
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<p style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">The lake is located 32 km to the north of Mumbai by road. The nearest suburban electric train station is Borivli East on the Western Railways and is close to western express highway, with a further travel of 6 km from the station by road to the lake. The nearest Sahar International Airport is at a distance of about 20 km. As the lake is located inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, entry permits are to be obtained from the park authorities for visit to the lake.</p>
 
==Flora and fauna==
 
==Flora and fauna==
 
<p style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">The vegetation on the hill slopes draining into the lake is thick and lush, undisturbed and of mixed moist deciduous type. The lake and its catchment are protected by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and Sanjay Gandhi National Park Authority. As the lake is situated inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the flora and fauna reported for the park would be relevant to the lake. However, fresh water [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crocodile crocodiles] Mugger or Marsh crocodiles (''Crocodilus palustris'') are known to inhabit the lake in sustainable numbers. As it is difficult to sight them in the lake, the park has set up a Crocodile Park’ to view the reptiles of different sizes</p>
 
<p style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">The vegetation on the hill slopes draining into the lake is thick and lush, undisturbed and of mixed moist deciduous type. The lake and its catchment are protected by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and Sanjay Gandhi National Park Authority. As the lake is situated inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the flora and fauna reported for the park would be relevant to the lake. However, fresh water [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crocodile crocodiles] Mugger or Marsh crocodiles (''Crocodilus palustris'') are known to inhabit the lake in sustainable numbers. As it is difficult to sight them in the lake, the park has set up a Crocodile Park’ to view the reptiles of different sizes</p>
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