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The Manglares Route of Pacific Coast of Guatemala

Date of Submission: 23/09/2002
Criteria: (vii)
Category: Natural
Submitted by:
Ministry of Culture and Sports
Coordinates: Pacific coast of Guatemala
Ref.: 1767

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Formed by Manchón Guamuchal reserve and Monterrico, it is a complex of different aquatic systems that includes beaches with vegetation of dunes, thorny heath, dry forest, sweet lagoons with emergent, vegetation mainly compound for gramineous and flooded forests that constitute the area with most population of swamps in Guatemala and the highest genetic productivity in the planet.