Lencois Maranhenses National Park
The Lencois Maranhenses National Park is located in northeastern Brazil covering 580 sq miles, in 1981 it became a national park. Nearer to the Amazon basin. Locals ( Catele Indians ) catch large quantity of fish in the lagoons. While, the water is interconnected with Rio Negro river makes the water suitable for tiger and wolf fish for living.
It became popular after the Kadhal Anukkal song from Endhiran Tamil movie composed by dual Oscar Winning music composer A.R Rahman. Also, a Brazillian film House of sand, they are shooted at Lencois Maranhenses National Park.
Reason For Water In lencois maranhenses national park
In the beginning the year the rain makes the soil wet. During, the rains cause a outstanding phenomenon that fresh water collects in the valleys. Between sand dunes water is prevented from percolating down. Because, a layer of impermeable rock which lies underneath the sand.Finally, the blue, green and black “lagoons” are surrounded by the desert-like sand. And reach their fullest between July and September.