Protected areas of Martinique

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Protected area highlights for Martinique (January 31, 2008):

 

# of
Areas

Area
km2

 

Total Area of nationally recognized protected areas (% of Martinique's Territorial Area)

23

740

11.5%

Terrestrial (% of Martinique's Terrestrial Territorial Area)

23

701

63.6%

Marine and Littoral Protected Area

18

39

 

Note that some protected areas include both terrestrial area and marine area

 

 

 

The World Database on Protected Areas reports 23 nationally recognized protected areas in Martinique:

Site NameIUCN
Designation
Marine or
Terrestrial
Total
Area
(hectares)
Anse Couleuvre (Littoral Conservation Area)IVBoth680
Baie des Anglais (Registered Site)-Both654
Caravelle (Nature Reserve)-Both422
Caravelle (Littoral Conservation Area)IVBoth257
Etang des Salines (Littoral Conservation Area)IbTerrestrial98
Fond Moulin (Littoral Conservation Area)IVTerrestrial 
Grand Macabou (Littoral Conservation Area)IVBoth113
Ilets de Sainte Anne (Nature Reserve)IVBoth5.6
La Caravelle (Littoral Conservation Area)IVBoth299
Le Cap Salomon (Littoral Conservation Area)IVBoth137
Martinique (Regional Nature Park)VBoth70,150
Montagne Pelée (Littoral Conservation Area)IVTerrestrial680
Morne Aca (Littoral Conservation Area)IVTerrestrial248
Morne Larcher (Littoral Conservation Area)IVBoth64
Pointe Rouge (Littoral Conservation Area)IVBoth55
Précheur/Gd Rivière (Littoral Conservation Area)IVBoth509
Presqu'île de la Caravelle (Nature Reserve)IVBoth517
Rocher du Diamant (Biotope Protection Order)IVTerrestrial 
Savane des Pétrifications (Registered Site)-Both592
Vallée de Rivière Blanche (Registered Site)-Both416
Village de la Pôterie (Registered Site)-Both674
Village et Morne Champagne (Registered Site)-Both415
Zone des Caps (Registered Site)-Both373

caption Martinique. Source CIA World Factbook

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Further Reading:

  1. World Resources Institute (accessed May 26, 2009)
  2. World Database on Protected Areas (accessed May 26, 2009)

Glossary

Citation

(2009). Protected areas of Martinique. Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/155403

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