Otishi National Park

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Otishi National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Otishi National Park
Map showing the location of Otishi National Park
Location Junín Region (84,5%), Junín Province and Satipo Province, Río Tambo District;
Cusco Region (15,5%), La Convención Province, Echarate District, Peru
Coordinates 11°40′S 73°05′W / 11.667°S 73.083°W / -11.667; -73.083Coordinates: 11°40′S 73°05′W / 11.667°S 73.083°W / -11.667; -73.083[1]
Area 305,973 hectares (1,181.37 sq mi)
Established January 14, 2003 (by 003-2003-AG)
Governing body SERNANP

The Otishi National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Otishi) is a protected area in Peru located in the Junín Region (84,5%), Junín Province and Satipo Province, Río Tambo District and in the Cusco Region (15,5%), La Convención Province, Echarate District.[2] It protects Southwest Amazon moist forests at lower elevations and Peruvian Yungas at higher elevations.[3]

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  1. ^ "Otishi National Park". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ http://www.sernanp.gob.pe/sernanp/zonaturismoi.jsp?ID=24 SERNANP info page about Otishi National Park] (Spanish)
  3. ^ Olson, D. M, E. Dinerstein, et al (2001). "Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World: A New Map of Life on Earth". BioScience 51 (11): 933–938. doi:10.1641/0006-3568(2001)051[0933:TEOTWA]2.0.CO;2. 

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