Portugal - Laurisilva of Madeira

The Laurisilva of Madeira is an outstanding relict of a previously widespread laurel forest type. It is the largest surviving area of laurel forest and is believed to be 90% primary forest. It contains a unique suite of plants and animals, including many endemic species such as the Madeiran long-toed pigeon. 

Date of Inscription: 1999
further Informations: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/934


Postcard 3: BIG UNESCO RR #41 - received from martinha in November 2011

Laurisilva of Madeira

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