Hundred Islands National Park Philippines

In the province of Pangasinan in northern Philippines one of the national parks in the Philippines and is called the Hundred Islands. Although, in fact, the total number of islands more than a hundred mark, and is 124 selected islands or equal to 123 during the tides in the Lingayen Gulf covering an area of 16.76 square kilometers in the north of the country.

Hundred Islands National Park Philippines

Age islands is estimated at about two million years. At the time, the islands were part of the massive coral reef of an ancient sea, which stretched far inland. All the islands, with time, because of the constant ebb and flow, acquired form of mushroom caps. Some of them have small beaches, but most of all, the islands shores are covered with small bushes. Only three of the 124 islands available to tourists.Unfortunately, part of the coral reef has been greatly damaged by the use of dynamite by poachers and typhoons. Now the park is under state protection. There are limited places for diving, fishing is prohibited, and a coral reef are trying to restore by checking its shellfish. Photo credit

Hundred Islands National Park Philippines

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Hundred Islands National Park Philippines

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Hundred Islands National Park Philippines

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Hundred Islands National Park Philippines

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Hundred Islands National Park Philippines

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Hundred Islands National Park Philippines

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Hundred Islands National Park Philippines

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Hundred Islands National Park Philippines

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