São Joaquim National Park

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
São Joaquim National Park
Location Urubici, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Coordinates 28°12′0″S 49°54′0″W / 28.20000°S 49.90000°W / -28.20000; -49.90000Coordinates: 28°12′0″S 49°54′0″W / 28.20000°S 49.90000°W / -28.20000; -49.90000
Area 42,837 hectares

São Joaquim National Park is a national park of Brazil. It was originally set aside to preserve exceptional remnant forests of the Paraná pine, Araucaria angustifolia, but is now also popular for alpinism.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBAMA. 2004. Parque Nacional de São Joaquim. http://www.ibama.gov.br/siucweb/mostraUc.php?seqUc=61, accessed 2010.02.12.