10/07/2008

Eight New Natural sites in UNESCO World Heritage List

Surtsey, sixteen days after the onset of the e...Image via Wikipedia

19 cultural sites and eight natural sites has been added by UNESCO to its World Heritage List.
They are:
  1. Joggins Fossil Cliffs (Canada)
  2. Mount Sanqingshan National Park (China)
  3. Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems (France)
  4. Surtsey (Iceland)
  5. Saryarka - Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan)
  6. Monarch Butterfly biosphere Reserve (Mexico)
  7. Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (Switzerland)
  8. Socotra Archipelago (Yemen)





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