Medanos De Coro National Park
It contains a variety of museums with a broad representation of Catholic iconography or national historical value, so it is called “la ciudad museo”. Equally characteristic has a certain pattern that combines traditional Spanish checkerboard layout with an irregular shape typical of medieval German cities, product of the period in which the city was the seat of the domain of Welser. It begins to build in the 16th century and was destroyed by pirates in
History[ edit ] Canaima National Park was established on 12 June It is the size of Belgium or Maryland. The park protects part of the Guayanan Glacier National Park To Great Falls Mt moist forests ecoregion. These constitute a unique biological environment and are also of great geological interest.
Their sheer cliffs and waterfalls including Angel Fallswhich is the highest waterfall Medanos De Coro National Park the world, at 1, metres 3, ft create spectacular landscapes. The tepuis are sandstone and date back to a time when South America and Africa were part of a super-continent.
The park is home to indigenous Pemon Indians, part of the Carib linguistic group. The Pemon have an intimate relationship with the tepuis, and believe they are the home of the ‘Mawari’ spirits. The park is relatively remote, Medanos De Coro National Park only a few roads connecting towns.
Pemons have developed some basic and luxurious camps, which are mainly visited by tourists from across the world. Fauna[ edit ] Canaima has a varied fauna, which is distributed throughout the park according to multiple environmental factors such as altitude and vegetation type.
This cemetery is beginning to build in by Joseph Curiel, who buy land in the vicinity of the town to bury his baby daughter Hana. The dunes, some of which are 40 meters feet high, are in colorful shades of orange and yellow. Fauna[ edit ] Canaima has a varied fauna, which is distributed throughout the park according to multiple environmental factors such as altitude and vegetation type.