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Tourists going out of the Puerto Princesa Subterrarean River National Park

Tourists going out of the Puerto Princesa Subterrarean River National Park located in Puerto Princesa, on the western Philippine island of Palawan, on February 2011. Across Asia micro-businesses are offering local communities financial incentives to protect their environments as they take advantage of the region's small but growing "ecotourism" industry

The beauty of Puerto Princesa underground river

The 8.2 km-long (5 mile) Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on December 4, 1999, for its ecological value, and features a limestone formation containing an underground river that is reputed to be the longest navigable underground river in the world.

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