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Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

The Lençóis Maranhenses in the Maranhão state of Brazil is the home to Lençóis Maranhenses National Park. The park area is a low and flat plain and usually becomes flooded during the rainy season. It is often overlaid by large sand dunes and covers an area of more than 1000 square kilometers. The area experiences abundant rainfall and has no ... Read More »

Igapo Forest

Igapo Forest is a type of rain forest as the vegetation can well survive constantly in wet conditions. These forests occur in those regions where the annual rainfall reaches above 2,000 millimeters and occurs all through the year. The Igapó Forests are usually flooded forests found along the banks of the lower Amazon basin as here a large forest area ... Read More »

Flood Forest of Amazonas

The Flooded Forest of Amazonas in Brazil is one of the most stunning places in the world. The flooded forests or the várzea is considered to be one of the Brazil’s natural wonders and hosts to a rich ecosystems that is present in the Amazon basin. The main reason behind this is its biological diversity, the wealthy yield from Amazonas ... Read More »

Corcovado

Corcovado is one of the vital tourist attractions of Rio De Janeiro in Brazil and serves as a complement to the Harbor of Rio which is one of the 7 wonders of nature. Corcovado is a granite peak situated in the Tijuca Forest national park and rises to 710 m height above the sea level and has a statue of ... Read More »

Caraca National Park

Caraca National Park is a remarkable forest reserve of Brazil that is located in the center of the Serra do Espinhaço Mountains and is said to be one of the best places of South America. The park area is located at an elevation of 720 m and stretches to 2070 m upwards. The meaning of Caraça is ‘big face’ and ... Read More »

Caatinga

Caatinga means white vegetation is one type of vegetation and eco-region found in northeast part of Brazil and covers an area of about 1,000,000 km² that is about ten percent of the territory of Brazil. The white vegetation of Caatinga comprises of those xeric scrubland and thorny forest where only small thorny trees like Cacti and thick-stemmed plants and brush ... Read More »

Atlantic Rain Forest

The Atlantic Forest also known as the Mata Atlântica is located in the Atlantic coast of Brazil where you can find a wide mix of forests namely the tropical and subtropical moist forest, tropical savanna, the tropical dry forest, the so called semi deciduous forest as well as mangrove forests. They extend towards the Brazilian Atlantic coast of Rio Grande ... Read More »

Sierra Nevada De Santa Marta

Considered as one of the world’s natural wonders, Sierra Nevada De Santa Marta has an elevation of 18, 942 feet or 5,775 meters above sea level. Also considered as the world’s longest coastal range, the Sierra Nevada De Santa Marta is a natural wonder of its own. It is not a part of the Andes Mountains as most people seem ... Read More »

Rio Solimoes Rio Negro Confluence

Rio Solimoes and the Rio Negro Confluence is probably one of the world’s most fascinating and famous phenomenons. Alos known as the The Meeting of Waters or Encontro das Águas in Portugese, is the coming together of the waters from the Rio Negro and the Rio Solimões. This point serves as the opening of the main Amazon River. The most ... Read More »

Los Nevados National Park

Los Nevados National Park, like most national parks is distributed along three large areas. Tomila,  Quindio and Risaraldi in Colombia. This 225 square miles of exceptional scenery is one of the natural wonders found in South America. The park is elevated to a height of 8,528 to 17,400 feet. The Los Nevados National Park is found near the central area ... Read More »