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Sangay National Park
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Sangay National Park

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Natural
Country: Ecuador
Best of: Park, Volcanos
Description:
With its outstanding natural beauty and two active volcanoes, the park illustrates the entire spectrum of ecosystems, ranging from tropical rainforests to glaciers, with striking contrasts between the snowcapped peaks and the forests of the plains. Its isolation has encouraged the survival of indigenous species such as the mountain tapir and the Andean condor.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Sangay National Park", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.