Emma Range

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The Emma Range (Dutch: Emmaketen) is a mountain range in the Sipaliwini District of Suriname. It is named after Emma of the Netherlands. Mountains on this range include the Hendriktop and Kleine Hendriktop. The range is located between the drainage basin of the Saramacca and the Coppename River. The range is about 30 km long, and has no significant human population.[1]

Emma Range
Emma Range is located in Suriname
Emma Range
Emma Range
Location in Suriname
Highest point
Elevation1,030 m (3,380 ft)
Coordinates4°13′N 56°11′W / 4.217°N 56.183°W / 4.217; -56.183Coordinates: 4°13′N 56°11′W / 4.217°N 56.183°W / 4.217; -56.183
Geography
CountrySuriname

The range is covered with a high dry land forest and mist forests at high altitudes. The vegetation is rich in ferns.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Militairen banen weg naar expeditie in Suriname". Haarlem's Dagblad via Delpher (in Dutch). 11 June 1959. Retrieved 25 June 2020.
  2. ^ "De natuurwetenschappelijke expeditie naar de emmaketen in Suriname, juli-oktober 1959". Naturalis (in Dutch). 1959. Retrieved 25 June 2020.