Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
The Morne Trois Pitons National Park (Commonwealth of Dominica)
Morne Trois Pitons National Park (VisitDominica.com)
Morne Trois Pitons World Heritage Site (Virtual Dominica)
Protectedplanet.net

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1997
Size of heritage: 6,857 ha

Coordinates:
Longitude: -60,717°
Latitude: 15,267°

About

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.


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