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„Lençóis Maranhenses “

from the gallery of Giancarlo Majocchi

The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park (Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses) is located in state, in Maranhão Brazil, just east of the Baía de São José, between 02o19’—02o45’ S and 42o44’—43o29’ W. It is an area of low, flat, occasionally flooded land, overlaid with large, discrete sand dunes. It encompasses roughly 1000 square kilometers, and despite abundant rain, supports almost no vegetation. The park was created on June 2, 1981

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