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Iona National Park

Iona National Park or Parque Nacional do Iona is a conservation area of 15,200 sq kilometers (5,850 sq miles) in Namibe Province, Angola, with the Atlantic Ocean in the west and a steep slope in the East that marks the beginning of the interior highlands. The area includes wild hills, plains, mountains and rugged cliffs.

Iona National Park was declared a reserve in 1937, later upgraded to a national park in 1964 and in recent years a number of government and international projects have begun to rebuild the infrastructure. The area has the often-dry Curoca River but has a lagoon, while the Cunene River is permanent and has a swampy area at the end.

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Iona is part of the northern Namib Desert and the only true desert in southern Africa also known as the Kaokoveld Desert that has been dry for 55-80 million years as the world's oldest desert. Atlantic Ocean in the west and the base of the Great Escarpment in the mountains of Tchamaline and Cafema in the east.

The cold and wet air of Benguela Current in the Atlantic Ocean creates a thick misty climate that is essential to meet the hot and dry air of the desert. The strong fog and strong currents have caused many shipwrecks throughout history. The beach is called Skeleton Coast where whales and seals are seen on the beach by sailors.

Iona National Park is adjacent to Skeleton Coast Park in Namibia adjacent to Namib-Naukluft National Park where the three protected areas form a sustainable block covering some 1,200 kilometers from the coastline of the Namib Desert and adjacent hills.


Vegetation in the national park includes sub-coastal steppes with wood and herbaceous components in grassland formations and is dominated by Acacia, Commiphora, Colophosphormum, Aristida, Schmidita, and Staria. Discontinued coastal steppes is associated with desert vegetation dominated by Aristida, Cissus, Salvadora, and Welwitschia. Desert with moving dunes is dominated by Odyssea and Sporobulus.

This park is the primary habitat for Welvitschia mirabilis is an endemic plant that is sometimes referred to as "living fossils". Plants get moisture from the ocean dew that rolls from the Atlantic. Dew is absorbed through the leaves rather than through the roots. Its unique habitat and climate in which Iona and the Kaokoveld Desert have a number of endemic animals, especially reptiles.

At least 63 species have been recorded in the ecoregion with 8 endemic species including 2 lizards, 3 geckos, and 3 skinks. The edge of the Cunene River in the south supports an important wetland area for bird migration. The South African cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus jubatus) has been seen in the park for the first time in 2010. Iona National Park

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Location: Namibe Province, Angola.

Routes and public transport: Flights to Namibe Airport in Namibe City, then drive to Tombua Town, but take the left turn on the signboard marked Iona National Park and drive another 90 kilometers.

Advice: Cultural tours to Himba, Mucubal and Kimbundu communities who remain isolated and oblivious to the outside world.

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List of airports in China

China is generally a land country where almost all areas have connected transportation systems, but air transport is the best choice for travel efficiency, except for travelers who seek adventure along the rivers, ferry to reach several small islands and overland journeys.

Airports are spread over many where they have two types of services. International airport to serve international and domestic routes, while domestic airports only serve inter-regional routes in the country. Below is a list of active public airports in China. This list may increase considering that many new airports are still under construction or reduced due to many relocation plans.

= City, airport name, IATA

Anqing, Anqing Tianzhushan Airport, AQGChizhou, Chizhou Jiuhuashan Airport, JUHFuyang, Fuyang Xiguan Airport, FUGHefei, Hefei Xinqiao International Airport, HFEHuangshan, Huangshan Tunxi International Airport, TXNWuhu/Xuancheng, Wuhu Xuancheng Airport
Beijing, Beijing Capital International Airport, …

Timang Beach

Pantai Timang is coastal attraction forms the boundary between Java Island and Indian Ocean in Danggolo Sub-village, Purwodadi Village, Tepus District, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, as one of the beaches in Gunung Kidul which has white sand. The beach is in a secluded area between Siung Beach and Sundak Beach where a coral island becomes a lobster habitat.

Timang Beach traveled using vehicle from Wonosari City for about 32 kilometers where the motorcycle is the best mode to facilitate travel. This beach is flanked by beaches on the coast of Tepus where the west including Seruni, Pok Tunggal and Ngetun, while in the east are Jogan, Siung, and Nglambor.

This beach consists of two parts where the first part of the east is the white sandy beach and many pandanus plants around it, while the second part to the west is a steep hill rock that directly borders the sea and has great views of the island or a large rock offshore.

The island gets its name as Long Rock or Long Island…

Odzala-Kokoua National Park

Odzala-Kokoua National Park or Odzala National Park is a conservation area of 13,500 sq kilometers (5,200 sq mi) at the Cuvette-Ouest Department, Republic of the Congo, declared a protected area in 1935, biosphere reserves in 1977, and national parks in the year 2001 at. Odzala-Kokoua has more than 100 species of mammals and as one of the most diverse primate populations in Africa.

Odzala-Kokoua is managed by the African Parks in collaboration with the Ministry of Forest Economy, Sustainable Development and Environment of the Republic of the Congo in 2010. The park has retained the old rainforests and terrain that vary from 350 meters (1,150 feet) to forest bushy and lots of glade. The area also includes dry forests, savannahs and rainforest ecosystems.

Odzala National Park is one of the oldest national parks in Africa has been neglected for many years and suffered heavy poaching. The poaching of ivory and bushmeat remains a constant threat. African Parks began to organize in 2010 and…