Friday, July 15, 2005
One current site was expanded and seven new sites were added yesterday. Link: UNESCO World Heritage Centre. The sites range from the Gulf of California, Norweigan fjords, Thai forests, a South African meteor impact site, Egyptian whale fossils, an Indian Himalayan valley, a Panamanian marine site, and the Shiretoko pennisula in Japan. See the IUCN description of these sites.