Marojejy.com is the leading resource on Marojejy (sometimes called Marojevy).
Province: Antsiranana (Diégo-Suarez)
Protected area status: National park
Year established: 1952
General location: Northeastern
Location and Access: 67 km west of Sambava and 50 km north of Andapa
Climate: Tropical to high elevation climate
Average temperature: 22-25°C
Elevation: 60 to 2137 m
Description: Marojejy is one of Madagascar's most biodiverse protected areas due to habitats that span a range of altitudes.
Marojejy's range of elevations results in variable vegetation zones ranging from lowland rainforest, montane rainforest, high mountain sclerophyllous forest, to high elevation moorland-like vegetation (above the tree-line).
ANGAP describes 5 types of forests for Marojejy:
Dominant ethnic group(s): Tsimihety
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Additional notes: More than 50 species of palm trees are found in Marojejy.Marojejy
Pictures on this site were taken with a Konica Minolta
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