Crystal Mountains National Park

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Crystal Mountains National Park
Parc National des Monts de Cristal
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Crystal Mountains National Park
Monts de Cristal twin national park
Location Gabon
Coordinates 0°48′18″N 10°09′36″E / 0.805°N 10.16°E / 0.805; 10.16[1]Coordinates: 0°48′18″N 10°09′36″E / 0.805°N 10.16°E / 0.805; 10.16[1]
Area 1,200 km2 (460 sq mi)
Established 2002
Governing body National Agency for National Parks

Crystal Mountains National Park (French: Parc National des Monts de Cristal) is a twin park and one of the 13 national parks of Gabon situated in the Monts de Crystal on the western edge of the Woleu-Ntem Plateau, between Equatorial Guinea and the Ogooué River. The twin parks, Mbe National Park and Mt Sene National Park, were established on 4 September 2002, based on their exceptionally high plant biodiversity and forming part of a former Pleistocene rain forest refugium.

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  1. ^ "Monts de Cristal National Park". protectedplanet.net.