Tikal Archaeological Park Historical

Tikal Archaeological Park Historical (HM1V9F)

Location: Tikal, Petén
Country: Guatemala

N 17° 13.491', W 89° 36.802'

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Ficha Técnica del Parque Nacional TikalDescubrimiento: 26 Feb. 1,848 por Corregidor Modesto Mendez y Gobernador Ambrosio TútExtensión superficial y altitud: 575.83 Km.2 (A. Gub. No. 239.2003) y 185-380 m.s.n.m. Declaratoria como Parque Nacional y Sitio Patrimonio Mixto de la Humanidad: 26 Mayo 1,955 (A. Gub. No. 26/05/55) y Oct. 1979, 3ª. Reunión Comité de Patrimonio Mundial de UNESCO, en el Cairo Egipto. Sistema Guatemalteco de Áreas Protegidas: es una unidad de manejo con categoría de Parque Nacional (Dto. Leg. 4-89) y 1 de las 8 Zonas Núcleo de la Reserva de la Biósfera Maya (Det. Leg. 5-90). Zona de vida: bosque húmedo subtropical cálido (Holdridge 1,974). · Temperatura y precipitación pluvial: 17-35⁰C y 1,450 mm. Distribuidos en 122 días con lluvia de Mayo a Nov. Humedad Relativa 85% y suelo calizo. Patrimonio Cultural. Una de las más grandes ciudades de la Civilización Maya de diversos estilos arte y ciencia, más de 3000 monumentos y al menos 8 sitios arqueológicos periféricos. Origen Histórico del Bosque Actual: Antiguos Bosques Tropicales de Tierras Bajas de Petén, con al menos 11,000 años de edad y árboles dominantes pertenecientes a una tercera o cuarta generación (1,200 años). Diversidad Biológico (Riqueza de especies): Aves 352, Anfibios y Reptiles 105, Mamíferos
155, Mariposas 535, Árboles 185, Hongos 41.

English translation:
Tikal National Park FactsThe modern discovery of Tikal took place on February 26, 1848 by Chief Magistrate Modesto Méndez and Governor Ambrosio Tút.The park has a surface area of 575.83 km2 (according to the Governmental Accord No. 239.2003) and an elevation of 185-380 meters above sea level.Its declaration as a National Park and mixed-use Global Heritage Site was made on May 26, 1955 (Governmental Accord No. 26.05.55.) and at the October 3, 1979 World Heritage Committee Meeting of the UNESCO in Cairo, Egypt.The Tikal Park is a management unit in the Guatemalan System of Protected Areas with National Park status (Legal Decree 4-89) and one of the eight Central Zones of the Maya Biosphere Reserve (Legal Decree 5-90). The type of habitat is humid, warm subtropical forest (Holdridge, 1974). · Temperature and rainfall: 17-35⁰C and 1450 mm annually distributed over an average of 122 days of rain from May to November. Relative humidity is normally 85% and the soil is chalky. In terms of cultural heritage it is one of the largest cities of Maya civilization, with different styles of art and science. There are more than 3,000 monuments at the site, with at least eight peripheral archaeological sites. The historical origin of the forest goes back as far
This giant ceiba is some meters down the trail from the marker.as 11,000 years for this old lowland rainforest, with dominant trees belonging to a third or fourth generation (going back 1200 years or more). Its rich biological diversity includes the following numbers of species: 352 birds, 105 reptiles and amphibians, 155 mammals, 535 butterflies, 185 trees and 41 mushrooms.
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HM NumberHM1V9F
Series This marker is part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization series
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16Q E 222078 N 1906307
Decimal Degrees17.22485000, -89.61336667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 17° 13.491', W 89° 36.802'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds17° 13' 29.46" N, 89° 36' 48.12" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3, Tikal Petén , GT
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