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Morne Trois Pitons National Park
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Morne Trois Pitons National Park

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Natural
Country: Dominica
Best of: Park
Description:
Luxuriant natural tropical forest blends with scenic volcanic features of great scientific interest in this national park centred on the 1,342-m-high volcano known as Morne Trois Pitons. With its precipitous slopes and deeply incised valleys, 50 fumaroles, hot springs, three freshwater lakes, a 'boiling lake' and five volcanoes, located on the park's nearly 7,000 ha, together with the richest biodiversity in the Lesser Antilles, Morne Trois Pitons National Park presents a rare combination of natural features of World Heritage value.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Morne Trois Pitons National Park", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.