Sangay National Park (1983)

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Ecuador 1942. Mount Chimborazo.

Ecuador 1946. Air Post. Andean Condor.

With its outstanding natural beauty and two active volcanoes, the park illustrates the entire spectrum of ecosystems, ranging from tropical rainforests to glaciers, with striking contrasts between the snowcapped peaks and the forests of the plains. 
  • Ecuador 1942. Mount Chimborazo. 
  • Ecuador 1946. Air Post. Andean Condor. 

Its isolation has encouraged the survival of indigenous species such as the mountain tapir and the Andean condor. 

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Other World Heritage Sites in the Ecuador (on this site). Please refer to the UNESCO-listing, Ecuador section, for further information on the individual properties. 

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