Mar 27, 2008

New Sites On UNESCO'S World Heritage List

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1. South China Karst (China) was inscribed as a natural property, unrivalled in terms of the diversity of its karst features and landscapes.

2. Sydney Opera House (Australia) was listed a cultural property, a great architectural work that brings together multiple strands of creativity and innovation both in architectural form and structural design.

3. Jeju Volcanic Islands and Lava Tubes (Republic of Korea) was inscribed as a natural property of outstanding beauty which bears testimony to the history of Our planet.

4. Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine (Japan) was incribed for its archaeological remains of mines, smelting and refining sites, along with mining settlements and transportation routes dating from tha 16th to the 20th centuries.

5. Parthian Fortresses of Nisa (Turkmenistan), one of the earliest and most important cities of the Parthian Empire, a major power from the mid 3rd century BC to the third century AD, was listed as a cultural landscape.

Happy Vacations!


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