Queen Elizabeth National Park

26th July 2014 Parks

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About Queen Elizabeth National Park

Certificate of Excellence 2013 Winner Queen Elizabeth National Park Park at a Glance Size: 1,978kmå_. Queen Elizabeth spans the equator line; monuments on either side of the road mark the exact spot where it crosses latitude 00. The park was founded in 1952 as Kazinga National Park, and renamed two years later to commemorate a visit by Queen Elizabeth II. The park is home to over 95 mammal species and over 600 bird species. The Katwe explosion craters mark the park’s highest point at 1,350m above sea level, while the lowest point is at 910m, at Lake Edward.

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