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vegetation of the Aberdare National Park, Kenya

Klaus Schmitt

vegetation of the Aberdare National Park, Kenya

by Klaus Schmitt

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Published by Universitätsverlag Wagner in Innsbruck .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Aberdare National Park (Kenya),
  • Kenya,
  • Aberdare National Park.
    • Subjects:
    • Plant ecology -- Kenya -- Aberdare National Park.,
    • Plant communities -- Kenya -- Aberdare National Park.,
    • Aberdare National Park (Kenya)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKlaus Schmitt.
      SeriesHochgebirgsforschung =, High mountain research ;, v. 8, Hochgebirgsforschung ;, Heft 8.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK402.K4 S36 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination259 p. :
      Number of Pages259
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1332546M
      ISBN 103703002409
      LC Control Number92214202

      ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK. The Aberdare National Park, created in , is a sq Km fairytale paradise of dense highland forest and misty spaces of Afro-alpine moorland, deep gorges and ravines where icy rivers plunge in glorious cascades and waterfalls such . Aberdare National Park. Picturesque, steep forested ravines and open moorland characterise the spectacular landscape of Aberdare National Park. Visitors to the Kenya safari park can view African elephant, black rhino, leopard, spotted hyena, olive baboon, black and white colobus monkey, buffalo, warthog and bushbuck among others.

      Aberdare National Park. Aberdare National Park in Kenya and offers variety of activities to do at the park such as the nature walks among others that will expose you the vast diversity of the park with several animal species to be seen.. Aberdare National Park. Aberdare national park, is famous for hosting a variety of animal species living in its forest which you can see while on your Kenya. Meru National Park Size: ca. square kilometres Founded: Distance from Nairobi: ca. kilometres Highlights: Unspoiled nature, rare wildlife and an opportunity to rest and relax completely away from it all awaits travellers to the Meru National Park. The park takes you away from the traditional safari route and allows even the most veteran Kenya safari-goers to experience.

      Aberdare National Park is one of the few parks in the central region of Kenya created in Situated within the enchanting Aberdare Ranges, this national park has a rough terrain with rich, volcanic, red soil conducive for the growth of indigenous forests. Why Visit Aberdare National Park Aberdare Park covers over km2 with mountain ranges varying from m to on: Aberdare National Park, Nyandarua, Kenya.   Aberdare national park. This park is positioned in the central part of Kenya, a distance of km from the county’s capital city –Nairobi. This national park is a portion of Aberdare mountain series. Aberdare national park was established in the year of mostly to provide sanctuary to wildlife & the Aberdare mountain series.


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Vegetation of the Aberdare National Park, Kenya by Klaus Schmitt Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Compilation of author's thesis. Two maps and tables on 9 folded leaves in pocket. Description. In my 3rd trip to Kenya I decided to visit this park.

From Lonely Planet guide: "Boasting a large number of elephants as well as black rhinos, Aberdare National Park lures those who want more than just a safari. With dense forests, m-high waterfalls and amazing hikes, this /5(). Picturesque, steep forested ravines and open moorland characterise the Aberdare National Park.

The park provides a habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others.

Aberdare National Park. Aberdare National Park is a Kenya destination of a million mysteries located in Nyandarua County & Nyeri County in central Kenya, this spectacular protected area is situated in the ranges of mountain Aberdare found in central Kenya.

Aberdare national park with Nyeri as the nearest city lies east of the East African rift valley covering the higher areas and the Aberdare. The Aberdare National Park in the central highlands of Kenya retains an air of mystery - you can only imagine what undiscovered creatures still lurk here, such as rare Black Leopards.

The Aberdares are an isolated volcanic range that forms the eastern wall of the rift valley, running about Km north south between Nairobi and Thompsons Falls. Explore Aberdare National Park holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Boasting a large number of elephants as well as black rhinos, Aberdare National Park lures those who want more than just vegetation of the Aberdare National Park safari.

With dense forests, m-high waterfalls and amazing hikes, this park is as much about the flora as it is the fauna. Aberdare National Park Facilities. Visitors to the Aberdare National Park can find different kinds of accommodation according to your preference and taste, ranging from the Ark, built like Noah’s Ark, to Treetops, a tree house lodge, and 8 special campsites, a public campsite in the moorland, and 3.

Aberdare National Park- Kenya Private Guided Safaris. Aberdare National Park is a protected area in the Aberdare Mountain Range in central Kenya located east of the East African Rift Valley.

It covers the higher areas and the Aberdare Salient to the east. The Aberdare Range (formerly the Sattima Range, Kikuyu: Nyandarua) is a km ( mile) long mountain range of upland, north of Kenya's capital Nairobi with an average elevation of 3, metres (11, ft). It is located in Nyandarua County, west central Kenya, northeast of Naivasha and Gilgil and just south of the mountain range is called Nyandarua among the Agikuyu people in Coordinates: 0°37′40″S 36°42′30″E /.

Aberdare National Park, Nyeri: Address, Phone Number, Aberdare National Park Reviews: /5. Africa ; Day Kenya Safari: Meru and Aberdare National Parks, Samburu, Ol Pejeta and Solio Reserves and Masai Mara. Another beautiful game park with lots of vegetation.

Unfortunately I didn’t spend enough time in the park but it looked /5(). Aberdare National Park is located in the Aberdares which is about 15 kilometers out of Nyeri established in covering square kilometers and Aberdares is an old volcanic mountain range which has lower peaks because of the erosions which lasted for long but still it offers its visitors beautiful views of Mount Kenya to the east and Great Rift Valley to the west and its unique vegetation.

Wildlife Highlights. The park is a refuge to many interesting forest creatures, including several primates such as black-and-white colobus monkey and sykes nal animals, including giant forest hog and large-spotted genet, often visit the waterholes at forest is also home to the very elusive and beautiful bongo antelope.

Unfortunately, numbers have decreased over the. Aberdare National Park Tour From Nairobi, Kenya - Enjoy game drives in an open roofed vehicle. Admire great views of Mount Kenya and experience the beauty of both local wildlife and vegetation.

Located in Nairobi area in Kenya, the Aberdare National Park comprises of campsites, picnic spots, streams, waterfalls and park is a perfect place to visit to enjoy adventure and wildlife in Kenya. The park stays open between am to pm on a daily basis and visitors are. The Aberdares are the third highest range of mountains in Kenya, reaching a summit of just over m.

This massive range is well known for its thick salient forests, and their prolific game. These high altitude forests are broken by moorlands and plains, and through the abundant tree cover there are sensational views of the» Read More. The Kenya Forestry authorities keep some of its plantations and its seeds.

Small populations are in Mt. Kenya National Park and other forest reserves. Mpaga (Adenia Globosa) The plant is native to tropical Africa and is found in Kenya, as well as Tanzania, Ethiopia, and mpaga plant belongs to the passionflower family.

Mpaga is a. Aberdare National Park is a sq. Kilometres national park in the central highlands west of Mount Kenya, kilometres from Nairobi Understand [ edit ] The Park is open daily from am to pm.

Aberdare national park is located north of Nairobi in the southern end of the Aberdare mountain ranges between Nyeri and Naivasha. This national park in Kenya is one of the scenic forest parks with a variety of wildlife and bird species and other tourist attractions in store for the park visitors to view.

The entire park is enclosed in an electric fence to protect the wildlife species and to. The park is located about km north from Nairobi and stretches over a wide variety of terrains because it covers altitudes from about 7, feet to 14, feet above sea level.

The Aberdare National Park covers an area of square kilometers and forms part of the Aberdare Mountain Range. Our Magical Kenya Safari Experience, 12 Days,11 Nights of Astonishing Wildlife Taking you through Amboseli Nationa Park, Aberdare National Park.

+ + +. The Aberdare National Park is one of Kenya’s best-kept km north of Nairobi, it is home to some varied and breathtaking landscapes. From north to south runs the Aberdare mountain rangewhich reaches a maximum altitude of m at Ol Doinyo Satima the valley between the peaks there are icy mountain streams, ideal for flyfishing or an effective wake-up call!

Aberdare National Park; At Kenya Safaris Tours, we offer a popular range of Kenya only and combined Kenya & Tanzania safari trips leaving from Nairobi and from the Beach areas of Mombasa, Diani, Malindi, Watamu or from Arusha.

Book your Guided wildlife safari tour package on your /20 East African safari holiday.Aberdare National Park. Aberdare National Park is located in central Kenya just kilometers away from the capital city Nairobi.

The park is found in the middle of Aberdare mountain ranges in the Eastern part of the East African Great Rift Valley. The park is located in the higher altitude in higher areas of the Aberdare Salient.