Dry sub-tropical forest - In general, in this region are two areas of life, according to the classification of Tassaico (1967), based on Holdridge: subtropical dry forest, as is the case of Bahia de Las Aguilas and subtropical thorn scrub. However, within these two macroforms is a great diversity of plant associations. The flora and vegetation are specialized to adapt to drought conditions, lack of soil, salinity, wind speed, among other circumstances.
La Cueva. Cabo Rojo, Pedernales. | Ricardo Briones Photography - "La Cueva" is a small village on the outskirts of the Jaragua N. P. that is located just after crossing "Cabo Rojo", before the entrance to the park. This town is made up of fishermen who have been installing with their families in small houses of poor conditions, constructed with zinc, concrete blocks, roofing cane and wood or in the same caves that have been occupied as homes to house more than one family.
Bahía de las Aguilas. Pedernales, Dominican Republic.
Bahia de Las Aguilas | Location - Bahia de las Aguilas, an inlet with a 7 km long beach, located in the southwest coast of the Dominican Republic in the province of Pedernales. It is situated 330 km from the capital, Santo Domingo.
Bahia de Las Aguilas + Cabo Rojo | Photo Map
Jaragua National Park | DR - In the study area, were identified the following types of vegetation: Coastal vegetation, Beach and Dune Vegetation, Grassland, Low Thorn Forest and High Thorn Forest.
Ecological Features for the Architecture Development