Morrocoy, Venezuela

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Uploaded By: RBV. Added on: 05 Febbraio 2013.
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En el noroeste de Venezuela cerca de las poblaciones de Boca de Aroa, Tucacas, Sanare, Chichiriviche, Flamenco y Tocuyo de la Costa. Fue declarado parque nacional en 1974 y consta de 32.090 hectáreas.

Contiene una zona de manglares y gran cantidad de islotes o cayos entre los cuales se encuentran Borracho, Pelón, Sombrero, Sal, Playuela y Peraza, entre otros.

En el relieve destacan el cerro Chichiriviche, con elevaciones de 250 msnm; el conjunto de ensenadas y manglares internos y los cayos e islas.

Morrocoy National Park is located in the northwest of Venezuela, between the towns of Tucacas and Chichiriviche, at the south east part of Falcón. Its continental and sea areas include mountains, shoreline, mangrove swamps, coral reefs and little islands called "Cayos". It has a surface area of 32,090 hectares. It was declared national park by the Venezuelan government on 26 May 1974 in order to protect it from human intervention. Flora and Fauna are considered to be very important by local administration. It is a nature reserve and a tourist attraction. People go there mostly on weekends and holidays to have beach days, see the landscape, do some water sports, etc.
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