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Cuba, Alejandro de Humboldt National Park

 Posted by , last edited on October 21, 2013 at 05:59:09

Location Guantánamo and Holguín Provinces, Cuba
Coordinates N20 26 60 W75 0 0
Property 71,140 ha
Date of Inscription 2001

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Complex geology and varied topography have given rise to a diversity of ecosystems and species unmatched in the insular Caribbean and created one of the most biologically diverse tropical island sites on earth. Many of the underlying rocks are toxic to plants so species have had to adapt to survive in these hostile conditions. This unique process of evolution has resulted in the development of many new species and the park is one of the most important sites in the Western Hemisphere for the conservation of endemic flora. Endemism of vertebrates and invertebrates is also very high.

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