Brazil: Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

Barreirinhas - MA, 65590-000, Brasile

Simona Bertolaso

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Description

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, in Maranhão State, is one of Brazil’s top natural attractions. It is an ecosystem formed of white sand dunes which cover 383,000 acres and look like bedsheets (lençóis in Portuguese) spread out on the Northeastern coast.
Seasonal lagoons which fill up with rainwater, mostly during the first six months of the year, make Lençóis Maranhenses a unique kind of landscape. Mangroves, deserted beaches, bursitis – a graceful kind of palm tree – and the Preguiças River help compose the park’s diversity.

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