Author Archives: World National Parks

Badlands National Park – United States

Badlands National Park Badlands National Park is located in southwest South Dakota, east of the Black Hills. Established first as Badlands National Monument in 1929; these eroded buttes, pinnacles and spires tower over the largest protected mixed grass prairie in … Continue reading

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Nyungwe National Park – Rwanda

Nyungwe National Park – Rwanda Nyungwe rainforest, one of the best preserved rainforests in Central Africa, is located in the Albertine Rift Mountains, between the basins of Africa’s two great rivers, the Congo River and the Nile River. Within the … Continue reading

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Conkouati-Douli National Park – Republic of Congo

Conkouati-Douli National Park The Conkouati-Douli National Park a coastal national park in the Republic of the Congo. Although the Conkouati-Douli National Park was formally established in 1999; the area of this national park has been part of an active area … Continue reading

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National Parks on Postage Stamps – Part 2

National Parks Postage Stamps Glacier National Park United States Postage Stamp 2012 – 85 cent – Scott-C149 This international rate postage stamp showcases Montana’s beautiful Glacier National Park, with majestic peaks of the Northern Rocky Mountains in the background. Glacier … Continue reading

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Yasuni National Park – Ecuador

Yasuni National Park Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest contains some of the planet’s most bio-diverse ecosystems and are home to thousands of indigenous people who have lived there for millennia. Yasuni National Park is Ecuador’s largest national park covering nearly 2.4 million … Continue reading

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Hustai National Park – Mongolia

Hustai National Park – Mongolia The Hustai National Park (also known as Khustain Nuruu National Park) is located in the Töv Province of Mongolia, less than 60 miles from the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar. A city of more than one … Continue reading

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Strange Disappearances Occurring Within The United States National Parks

Each year, millions of people visit the national parks and national forests of the United States. Each year, hundreds of persons are reported missing from national parks within the United States. While most of these persons are eventually found, there … Continue reading

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Akagera National Park – Rwanda

Akagera National Park Akagera National Park (also known as Kagera National Park), located in northeast Rwanda along the border with Tanzania, is Rwanda’s largest national park covering over 400 square miles of savannah, swamplands and rolling highlands. Founded in 1934 … Continue reading

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National Parks on Postage Stamps – Part 1

National Parks of Rwanda Rwanda Postage Stamps – 1965 – Kagera National Park National Parks of Cameroon Cameroon Postage Stamps – 1964 – Waza National Park – Lion (Panthera leo) National Parks of Japan Japanese Postage Stamps – 1938 – … Continue reading

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Mahale Mountain National Park – Tanzania

Mahale Mountain National Park Mahale Mountain National Park is located on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in the rift lake valley of Tanzania. Mahale Mountain National Park is well known for its population of wild chimpanzees. Mahale Mountain National Park … Continue reading

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