Madeiran laurisilva

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In laurel forest, Madeira
In laurel forest / Eric Zimmermann, / CC BY-SA 2.0
Unique, roughly 150 km² large subtropical humid forest, remnant of once widespread forests. The most impressive subtropical forest in Europe and largest laurisilva forest in the world. Here live some 600 endemic species of plants and animals. The pristine forest is crossed by impressive, old waterways and pathways between villages.

Location, GPS coordinates:32.7658 N 17.0092 W
Categories:Ecosystems
Values:Biology, Visual
Rating:4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Where is located?Europe, Portugal, Madeira, northern part of the island

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