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Morne Trois Pitons National Park World Heritage Site

Parc national de Morne Trois Pitons, Dominica

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Morne Trois Pitons National Park is a World Heritage Site (since 1997) located in the Caribbean island of Dominica. This area was established as a national park by the Dominican government in July 1975, the first to be legally established in the country. The National Park is named after its highest mountain, Morne Trois Pitons, meaning mountain of three peaks. The park is a significant area of volcanic activity. Features within the part include the Valley of Desolation, a region of boiling mud ponds and small geysers; the Boiling Lake, Titou Gorge, and Emerald Pool.

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    "anyone ... trying to locate Andrew for WCMC urgent ref data sets."

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    "just a suggestion.... how about some live cameras in the PAs? Joey "

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  • WDPA ID145583
  • NameMorne Trois Pitons National Park
  • Original NameParc national de Morne Trois Pitons
  • Country / TerritoryDMA
  • Sub locationNot Reported
  • IUCN CategoryNot ApplicableWhat is this?
  • English DesignationWorld Heritage Site
  • Designation TypeInternational
  • StatusInscribed
  • Status Year1997
  • Reported Area km268.57
  • Marinefalse
  • Governance TypeNot Reported
  • International Criteria(viii)(x)
  • Management AuthorityNot Reported
  • Management Plan URLNot Reported

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