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Thursday, September 8, 2016

SAINT LUCIA - Pitons Management Area

"The 2,909-ha site near the town of Soufriere includes the Pitons, two volcanic spires rising side by side from the sea (770 m and 743 m high respectively), linked by the Piton Mitan ridge. The volcanic complex includes a geothermal field with sulphurous fumeroles and hot springs. Coral reefs cover almost 60% of the site’s marine area. A survey has revealed 168 species of finfish, 60 species of cnidaria, including corals, eight molluscs, 14 sponges, 11 echinoderms, 15 arthropods and eight annelid worms. The dominant terrestrial vegetation is tropical moist forest grading to subtropical wet forest, with small areas of dry forest and wet elfin woodland on the summits. At least 148 plant species have been recorded on Gros Piton, 97 on Petit Piton and the intervening ridge, among them eight rare tree species. The Gros Piton is home to some 27 bird species (five of them endemic), three indigenous rodents, one opossum, three bats, eight reptiles and three amphibians." -http://whc.unesco.org

Postcard 1


Another great postcard with great stamps from Jean Pierre! ^-^
Thank you so much Jean Pierrre for making my collection grow!
Maraming maraming salamat!


Postcard 2


And you are back to St. Lucia after a year, Jean Pierre!
Look at the card you sent me last year...
Thank you so much for all these wonderful postcards!
I get to see great places I wish to go to someday... :)


Postcard 3



The Pitons as seen from Soufriere Town on the West Coast of St. Lucia.
Thank you so much, Jean Pierre for showing me the places you visit
through postcards!

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