Kaeng Chet Khwae National Park

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Kaeng Chet Khwae National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Kaeng Chet Khwae National Park
Map showing the location of Kaeng Chet Khwae National Park
Location within Thailand
LocationPhitsanulok Province, Thailand
Coordinates17°05′35″N 100°37′22″E / 17.09306°N 100.62278°E / 17.09306; 100.62278Coordinates: 17°05′35″N 100°37′22″E / 17.09306°N 100.62278°E / 17.09306; 100.62278
Area261 km²
Visitors16,551 (in 2007)

Kaeng Chet Khwae National Park is a national park in Phitsanulok Province, Thailand.[1]

Topography[edit]

The park consists of mountains and forest which also includes scenic steep valleys, rugged mountains, rocky terrain and waterfalls. It occupies 261 km2.[2]

Forest[edit]

The park contains mixed deciduous, deciduous, hill evergreen and dry evergreen forests.[2] It is divided into the following forest parks:

Flora and fauna[edit]

Plant species include teak, Afzelia xylocarpa Roxb., Xylia xylocarpa (Deang), Pterocarpus macrocarpus (pradoo) and rubber trees.[2]

Among the animal species in the park are: Muntiacus muntjak, wild boar, monkey, langur, masked palm civet, porcupine, rabbit and many bird, reptile and fish species.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kaeng Chet Khwae National Park". Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Kaeng Chet Khwae National Park". Department of National Parks (Thailand). Archived from the original on 26 March 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2017.

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