Sistema de Humedales de San Miguelito
- Site number:1140
- Area:43,475 ha
- Designation date:08-11-2001
- Coordinates:11°24'N 84°51'W
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Sistema de Humedales de San Miguelito. 08/11/01; Río San Juan; 43,475 ha; 11°25'N 084°51'W. Situated along the southeast coast of Lago Cocibolca (Lake Nicaragua, the largest lake in Central America), the site maintains a rich biological diversity, supporting a large number of species of birds, fish, reptiles and mammals. It also performs essential functions in the prevention of natural disasters, in purifying and recycling the water of the lake, and in regulating local climate. Ramsar site no. 1140. Most recent RIS information: 2001.
Río San Juan
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- Last publication date:08-11-2001