1000 Wonders of the World!
Menu
Simien National Park
CC BY 2.0 | Author: HuliviliĀ  | Full Size Picture

Simien National Park

VisitedFavoriteWanted
Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Natural
Country: Ethiopia
Best of: Park, Wildlife
Description:
Massive erosion over the years on the Ethiopian plateau has created one of the most spectacular landscapes in the world, with jagged mountain peaks, deep valleys and sharp precipices dropping some 1,500 m. The park is home to some extremely rare animals such as the Gelada baboon, the Simien fox and the Walia ibex, a goat found nowhere else in the world.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Simien National Park", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.