Facts and Data
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The Morne Trois Pitons National Park (Commonwealth of Dominica)
Morne Trois Pitons National Park (VisitDominica.com)
Morne Trois Pitons World Heritage Site (Virtual Dominica)
Unesco World heritage since: 1997
Size of heritage: 6,857 ha
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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Medium airport - 43 mi (70 km) Canefield Airport
Medium airport - 45 mi (73 km) Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport
Medium airport - 50 mi (82 km) Les Bases Airport
Medium airport - 56 mi (90 km) Terre-de-Haut Airport
Small airport - 71 mi (114 km) La Désirade Airport
Small airport - 75 mi (122 km) St-François Airport
Small airport - 78 mi (125 km) Baillif Airport
Small airport - 86 mi (138 km) Princess Juliana International Airport
Large airport - 249 mi (401 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Anse La Raye
- Gros Islet
- Pointe Michel
- Pont Casse
- Saint Joseph
- Saint Peters
- Vieux Fort
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.