Cerro Corá National Park

IUCN Category:II
Area:31,326 acres (12,677 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data
Köppen climate classification:Am (Climate: equatorial; Precipitation: monsoonal)


Alta Paraná Atlantic forests


Protected Area Boundary
Share70 %30 %
Soil TypeEutric LeptosolsEutric Leptosols
Topsoil TextureMediumMedium
Reference Depth30 cm30 cm
Available Water Capacity50 mm50 mm
Topsoil Properties
Gravel28 %13 %
Sand51 %31 %
Silt26 %37 %
Clay23 %32 %
USDA TextureSandy clay loamClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.32 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.36 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³
Organic Carbon1.81 %1.9 %
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity37 cmol kg⁻¹28 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity15 cmol kg⁻¹15 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation90 %87 %
Total Exchangeable Bases13.5 cmol kg⁻¹13.1 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0.1 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10 dS m-1
Soil data provided by FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263