Colourful W Transborder Park between Benin, Niger & Burkina Faso
19 May 2018
at 10:10:31 UTC
Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Natural Park, UNESCO World Heritage, Ramsar, grassland, shrubland, wooded savannah, Benin, Niger & Burkina Faso
Fig. 1 - S2 (19.05.2018) - 11,8,2 colour composite - W-Arly-Pendjari Complex is a transnational park between Benin, Niger & Burkina Faso.
Fig. 2 - 8,11,2 colour composite - This UNESCO World Heritage Site covers a major expanse of intact Sudano-Sahelian savannah.
Its landscapes include the largest & most important continuum of terrestrial, semi-aquatic & aquatic ecosystems in the West African savannah belt.
Fig. 3 - 4,3,2 natural colour - W Transborder Park encompasses grassland, shrubland, wooded savannah & extensive gallery forest vegetation.
Fig. 4 - 12,11,4 colour composite - It also contains several wetlands protected as Ramsar sites.
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