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WH-Mt-Kenya

UNESCO World Heritage Mount Kenya
Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest


whc.unesco.org/en/list/800
Type of Structure: protected area
Regional Scope: national in the area: Kenya / Africa
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Duration : 0 to present
Contact Address: no office contact defined


General information and objectives

The evolution and ecology of the afro-alpine flora of Mount Kenya provides an outstanding example of ecological processes in this type of environment. Vegetation varies with altitude and rainfall and the property supports a rich alpine and subalpine flora.

For further details, link to the WH-Mt-Kenya Home Page

Last update: 2/12/15
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2017)

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