About Dominica

Interesting facts
About Dominica
Basic Information

Morne Trois Pitons National Park located in Dominica is a tropical rainforest with volcanic features that was recognized as a World Heritage Site on April 4, 1995.

Dominica is the dividing point of the Caribbean islands’ Windward Islands to the west and the Leeward islands to the east. The highest point is Morne Diablotin at 4,747ft. Dominica has some of the richest mountain rainforest in the Caribbean.

The majority of the island is covered by densely wooded mountains and rainforest. The overall terrain is very steep, and extremely rugged.

Dominica’s beaches generally consist of shimmering black sand or rocks.

There are few expansive beaches. The island has over 360 rivers. There are 9 volcanoes on the Dominica …none display the distinct cone shape top generally associated with volcanoes. There are more active volcanoes here than anywhere in the world.

Boiling Lake, in the Morne Trois Pitons National Park, is one of the world’s largest thermal lakes. This eerie-looking pool of bubbling, gray-green water lies at the end of a strenuous, three-hour hike through thick forest.

The above basic information was quoted from: http://factsking.com/countries/dominica/

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