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The Great Himalayan National Park in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh was inscribed in June 2014 as a World Heritage site.

Strange Stone Spheres Top List of New World Heritage Spots

Mysterious stone spheres, a record of dinosaur extinction and biodiversity hotspots are among the newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Montanhas Blue e John Crow (Jamaica)

Blue and John Crow Mountains The site encompasses a rugged and extensively forested mountainous region in the south-east of Jamaica, which provided refuge first for the indigenous Tainos fleeing slavery and then for Maroons (former enslaved peoples).

Madagascar Bosques lluviosos de Atsinanana

Rainforests of the Atsinanana. The Rainforests of the Atsinanana are a serial property comprising six components. They contain globally outstanding biodiversity and have an exceptional proportion of endemic plant and animal species.

Galápagos Islands Situated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 km from the South American continent, these 19 islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called a unique ‘living museum and showcase

Galápagos Islands Situated in the Pacific Ocean some km from the South American continent, these 19 islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called a unique ‘living museum and showcase

Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

Afghanistan - Bamiyan Province, Bamiyan District - Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley

Travel Writer: 19 NEW UNESCO World Heritage Sites!! PHOTOS

Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of. Inscription in Criteria: (ii)(iii)

Ashur, the ancient capital of Assyria. That's right, the capital of Assyria! Dedicated to their god Ashur (Assur) and seat of power from the 14th to the 9th century BC for Assyrian kings. The war between Iraq and the United States actually helped preserve this ancient wonder by halting the construction of a dam that would have flooded the city ruins. Once the regime is more stable Ashur can be more fully protected. #world #heritage

The ancient city of Ashur is located on the Tigris River in northern Mesopotamia in a specific geo-ecological zone, at the borderline between rain-fed and irrigation agriculture.

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