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Volcanic Island in the Caribbean: Morne Trois Piton National Park. ©NHK/ UNESCO TV 1997
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Volcanic Island in the Caribbean: Morne Trois Piton National Park

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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.

Place/Country: Dominica
Type: Documentary
Credits: NHK, producer. UNESCO TV, co-producer.
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