Location: Quirimbas National Park

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Quarter degree square: 1240A2,A4,B1,B3,C2,C4,D1 and D3

Country: Mozambique


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The park was established in June 2002. It stretches for 110 kilometres (68 mi) along the northeast coast of Mozambique, and contains the southernmost 11 of the Quirimbas islands. The park protects 750,639 hectares (1,854,870 acres) of coastal forest, mangroves and coral reefs. The region was isolated for decades during the Mozambique civil war. On land, there are healthy populations of elephants, lions, leopards, crocodiles and even wild dog. Habitats include mountains, forests, woodland, savannah, mangroves, beaches, coral reefs and sea grass beds. Source: Wikipedia

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Location details: Quirimbas National Park.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=166, retrieved 8 December 2023

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