Pacatuba, Ceará, Brazil
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Serra de Aratanha is a State Environmental Preservation Area, created by Decree No. 24,954 on June 5, 1998. It is located in the municipalities of Maranguape, Pacatuba, Guaiúba, being cut by two rivers, Pacatuba and Guaiúba, which they originate from several springs at the top of the Serra and will end up in the Pacoti-Riachão-Gavião system. It covers a total area of 6,448.29 ha.
It has a very varied flora, whose vegetation up to 400 meters is of the Caatinga tree type. Between 400 and 600 meters the vegetation is of the dry forest type. Above 600 meters the vegetation is the humid forest, characterized by the trees, shrubs and vines that are typical of mountainous regions.
The physiognomy of the vegetation presents trees with straight, thick stems, often covered with lichens, orchids, ferns and bromeliads. The fauna consists of a wide variety of rodents, birds, mammals, snakes and insects. The altitude of the mountain range is approximately 653.7 meters.
The trails of Serra da Aratanha are quite attractive. There are several natural attractions: Parque das Andréas Ecotourism Station, Boaçu Trail, Lookout, Pedra Preta, Boaçu Lake, Pimpim Cave, CETREF Trail, Cachoeira do Paraíso.
Outros locais a visitarWithin a radius of 20 km from:
Serra de Aratanha
Pacatuba City (Brazil)
Boaçu Lake (Pacatuba)
Pimpim Cave (Pacatuba)
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