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Cape Floral Region Protected Areas Fiona  McIntosh

Cape Floral Region Protected Areas

Fiona McIntosh

Published September 15th 2008
ISBN : 9780958489188
Paperback
206 pages
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Let Southbound take you to the astonishing floral riches of the Cape-what Carl Linnaeus described as this Heaven on Earth-a vast area of mountainous shrubland, dominated by fynbos, and rich in faunal, floral and cultural diversity. * The CapeMoreLet Southbound take you to the astonishing floral riches of the Cape-what Carl Linnaeus described as this Heaven on Earth-a vast area of mountainous shrubland, dominated by fynbos, and rich in faunal, floral and cultural diversity. * The Cape Floral Kingdom is one of the oldest plant kingdoms in the world with some species dating back 60 million years* The smallest and richest of the worlds six Floral Kingdoms with a staggering 9,600 flora species, 70% of which occur nowhere else on Earth.* Comprising eight unique areas- Table Mountain, Groot Winterhoek, Cederberg, Boland, De Hoop, Boosmansbos, Swartberg, Baviaanskloof* Contains 112 Red Data Book (endangered) species of fauna as well as Endemic Bird Area species* Hiking, 4x4 trails, base-jumping, adventure-caving, whale-watching, wine farms, cheese and arts festivals and much more * Comprehensive tourist listings, maps and color photos