Mount Ngauruhoe is a 2,291 metres high cone shaped volcano on the edge of the Tongariro massif. The volcano is new Zealand's most active volcano with 61 eruptions since 1839.
The volcano is the `Mt Doom` in the movie Lord of the Rings.
It is the youngest vent and highest peak in the Tongariro volcanic complex on the Central Plateau of the North Island, and first erupted about 2,50...
A .KMZ file containing 27 placemarks and pictures along the Tongariro Crossing, commonly named the best one-day walk in New Zealand. All pictures were taken on january 22nd and february 16th of 2006 by dapascha.
The world famous National Park-Taroko National Park, in the north-eastern part of the Taiwan island, faces the Pacific Ocean on the east and covers an area of more than 92000 hectares in the northern section of the Central Mountain Range. The Park is 36 kilometers from north to south and 42 kilometers from east to west.
Yushan is the highest mountain in the eastern Asia. It's elevation is 3952m.
Yushan National Park is located in the Central Mountain Range of Taiwan. Centering around Jade Mountain Main Peak, the park covers a vast area of over 105,000 hectares spread out over the four counties of Nantou, Chiayi, Kaohsiung and Hualien. It is a typical subtropical mount...
The Kruger National Park is one of the world's iconic wildlife reserves. It is now part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, a "peace park" which sits astride the borders of South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The Kruger Park layers include:
- national park and reserve borders, including historical borders so you can see how the park has grown
- safari lodges, res...
The lush forests of Egmont National Park, on New Zealandís North Island, contrast with the pasturelands outside the circular park boundaries. The unique shape of the park results from its first protection in 1881, which specified that a forest reserve would extend in a 9.6 km radius from the summit of Mt. Taranaki (named Mt. Egmont by Captain Cook). The park covers about 33,500 hectares and Mt....
Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park is near Cuiaba and is a popular location for day hikes. There are rock formations in the area, a number of waterfalls and scenic overlooks. The national park headquarters are located near Bridal Veil Falls.
The 50,000 ha Coorong National Park was declared in 1966 to conserve the distinctive landscape, coastal dune system, lagoons, wetlands and coastal vegetation and the great variety of birds, animals and fish that live in or visit the area.
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