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Mount Kinabalu to reopen on September 1

Mount Kinabalu to reopen on September 1

Almost three months after Mount Kinabalu was sealed off by the Malaysian authorities following a magnitude 6 earthquake, it will reopen partially next month – and some climbers from Singapore have already expressed their interest to visit. Malaysian media reports said the park is expected to open from September 1, but visitors will be able […]

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World Heritage News

World Heritage Committee announces 2016 meeting in Istanbul, 24 new sites inscribed in Bonn

World Heritage Committee announces 2016 meeting in Istanbul, 24 new sites inscribed in Bonn

The World Heritage Committee ended its meeting today announcing it will hold its next session in Istanbul, Turkey, from 10 to 20 July 2016. During this year’s session the Committee, which was chaired by Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at the German Federal Foreign Office and member of the Bundestag, inscribed 24 new sites on […]

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Ujung Kulon

World Heritage Site #608 : Ujung Kulon National Park

World Heritage Site #608 : Ujung Kulon National Park

This national park, located in the extreme south-western tip of Java on the Sunda shelf, includes the Ujung Kulon peninsula and several offshore islands and encompasses the natural reserve of Krakatoa. In addition to its natural beauty and geological interest – particularly for the study of inland volcanoes – it contains the largest remaining area […]

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Three Parallel Rivers

World Heritage Site #1083 :: Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

World Heritage Site #1083 :: Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

State Property: China Location: Lijiang Prefecture, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province GPS: N27 53′ 42″, E98 24′ 23″ Date of Inscription: 2003 Minor modification inscribed year: 2010 Criteria: (vii)(viii)(ix)(x) Local Weather Consisting of eight geographical clusters of protected areas within the boundaries of the Three Parallel Rivers National Park, […]

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Three Parallel Rivers

About Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

About Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

The Three Parallel Rivers nomination (1.7 mil.ha. in extent) consists of 15 protected areas in seven geographic clusters in the mountainous northwest of Yunnan Province. The 7 clusters are contained with a larger geographic unit of 3.4 mil. ha. administratively referred to as the Three Parallel Rivers National Park (IUCN Category VI). The northern and […]

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Mount Wutai

World Heritage Site #1279 :: Mount Wutai

World Heritage Site #1279 :: Mount Wutai

State Property: China Location: Xinzhou, Shanxi Province. GPS: N39 1 50, E113 33 48 Date of Inscription: 2009 Criteria: (ii)(iii)(iv)(vi) Property : 18,415 ha Buffer zone: 42,312 ha Local Weather With its five flat peaks, Mount Wutai is a sacred Buddhist mountain. The cultural landscape is home to forty-one monasteries and includes the East Main […]

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Amazing Balagezong in Yunan

Amazing Balagezong in Yunan

Located 76 kilometers from the county seat, the Balagezong Shangri-la Grand Canyon National Park is hidden deep in the center of the Three Parallel Rivers Nature Reserve, and possesses some of the best scenery in the region. Unlike the Potatso National Park, which is known for its highland lakes and pristine forests, Balagezong National Park […]

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