Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
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Cerrado Protected Areas, Brazil

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_276

Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks are located in the centre of Brazil’s Ebara, 300 km north of Brasilia, Brazil. They are administratively affiliated with Goias and have a core protected area of 655 km2. The two heritage sites in the Cerrado region are characteristic animal and plant habitats and one of the world’s longest-growing and richest tropical ecosystems. The Cerrado Conservation Area has been regarded as a refuge for numerous species.

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