Kilimanjaro National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Kilimanjaro National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Kilimanjaro National Park covering an area of some 75,575 ha protects the largest free standing volcanic mass in the world and the highest mountain in Africa, ...

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Darien National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Outstanding Universal Value ... Darien National Park extends across some 575.000 hectares in the Darien Province of Southeastern Panama. The largest protected ...

Babylon - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

5 Jul 2019 ... Babylon. Situated 85 km south of Baghdad, the property includes the ruins of the city ... include all its attributes as a unique testimony to the neo-Babylonian civilization, ... Eighty-five percent of the property remains ...

The Criteria for Selection - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

To be included on the World Heritage List, sites must be of outstanding universal value and meet at least one out of ten selection criteria. These criteria are ...

The Great Wall - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

The Great Wall was continuously built from the 3rd century BC to the 17th century ... and cultural significance of the Great Wall to China is still recognised today.

Tchogha Zanbil - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

The principal element of this complex is an enormous ziggurat dedicated to the Elamite divinities Inshushinak and Napirisha. It is the largest ziggurat outside of ...

Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

The Mayan town of Uxmal, in Yucatán, was founded c. ... Management of the heritage aspects of the site is carried out by the Yucatan Regional Centre of the ...

Piazza del Duomo, Pisa - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

The Pisan style that first appeared with the Cathedral can be found elsewhere in Tuscany (notably at Lucca and Pistoia), but also within the Pisan maritime territory ...

State of Conservation (SOC 2009 ... - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis (Egypt) (C 87). The World Heritage Committee ,. 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7B.Add,. 2.

Document - Antequera Dolmens ... - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

1 Dec 2015 ... Antequera Dolmens Site: Vista nocturna del acceso al dolmen de Menga ... Original Size: 3000x2000 pixels 25.4 x 16.93 cm. Source: ...

Virgin Komi Forests - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

The Virgin Komi Forests cover 3.28 million ha of tundra and mountain tundra in the Urals, as well as one of the most extensive areas of virgin boreal forest ...

Okapi Wildlife Reserve - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

The Okapi Wildlife Reserve occupies about one-fifth of the Ituri forest in the north- east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Congo river basin, of which ...

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

The Gondwana Rainforests of Australia is a serial property comprising the major remaining areas of rainforest in southeast Queensland and northeast New ...

Great Pompeii Project - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Archaeological Area of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata, Italy, n. 829. 1. ... Most of the public buildings date back to this century: the Samnite gymnasium, the final ... square peristyle; a series of rooms in the eastern wing; ...

Temple du Soleil à Konârak - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Au bord du golfe du Bengale, dans le prolongement des rayons du soleil levant, le temple de Konarak est une représentation monumentale du char du ...

The Ancient City of Nineveh - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

7 Jul 2000 ... Nineveh was one of the most important cultural centers inthe ancient world enjoying a prominent role in the field of developing human ...

Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Discovered in 1982 near the village of Sveshtari, this 3rd-century BC Thracian tomb reflects the fundamental structural principles of Thracian cult buildings.

Kangjingun Kiln Sites - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Of those, kilns of Tangion village dating from the early 12th century to the 13th century are representative of the Koryo ceramic kilns which were used when ...

Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque - UNESCO World ...

Once the ancient city of Palenque was abandoned around the 9th century, the thick jungle surrounding it covered its temples and palaces. This vegetation ...

Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct - UNESCO World Heritage ...

It is an enormous construction of masonry, 813 m in length, consisting of four straight segments and two superimposed arcades borne by 128 pillars. At the lowest ...

Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro - UNESCO World Heritage ...

Criterion (ii): The Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro comprise the most ancient planned city on the Indian subcontinent, and exerted great influence on the ...

Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex - UNESCO World Heritage ...

27 Jun 2011 ... Sinan, the most famous of Ottoman architects in the 16th century, ... the Selimiye Mosque Complex commissioned by Selim II is the ultimate ...

ShUM sites of Speyer, Worms and Mainz - UNESCO World Heritage ...

15 Jan 2015 ... A Jewish community is believed to have existed in Worms as early as the 10th century. A first synagogue of the community that settled close to the ...

The Mid-Atlantic Ridge - World Heritage Centre

The mid ocean ridge systems are the largest geological features on the planet. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) is a mostly underwater mountain range in the ...

American Indian Heritage - Lassen Volcanic National Park (U.S. ...

30 Nov 2020 ... Mountain Maidu made the southern and eastern portion of the ... A woman in American Indian clothing gives a demonstration to a group of ...

World War II in Alaska - National Park Service

Alaska or that Japanese forces occupied two Aleutian Islands for more than a year. ... attack came the next day, though the P-40 Aleutian Tigers scrambled to ...

World War II in Alaska (U.S. National Park Service)

30 Jul 2020 ... A second, more damaging attack came the next day, though the P-40 Aleutian Tigers scrambled to intercept the enemy from a secret base (Fort ...

Women in World War I (U.S. National Park Service)

16 Dec 2020 ... Without the efforts of women, tens of thousands of men, needed at the front, ... industry, and homefront military, and not available for wartime service, and the ... the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA)...

Heritage - UNESCO

The holy site is said to be the burial place of the prophet Jonah, who was swallowed by a great fish in the Islamic and Judeo-Christian traditions.The tomb was ...

Traffic & Travel Tips - Zion National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

29 Jan 2021 ... 3. Labor Day (first Monday in September) 4. Utah Education Association break (4 days in October, visit www.myuea.org for details) ...

Acadia National Park | national park, Maine, United States | Britannica

Acadia National Park, national park on the Atlantic coast of Maine, U.S., astride Frenchman Bay. It has an area of 65 square miles (168 square km) and was ...

Fiery Furnace Hikes - Arches National Park (US National Park Service)

Join a ranger for a hike in the Fiery Furnace. We offer hikes spring through fall. Reservations are required.

Road Status - Mount Rainier National Park (US National Park Service)

National Park Washington ... Road Status - Updated May 18, 2021. This report ... You may also call the park for current road conditions at 360-569-2211 or check ...

Temperate Rain Forests - Olympic National Park (U.S. National Park ...

6 Sep 2020 ... Epiphytes, or plants growing on other plants. Mosses, spike mosses, ferns and lichens festoon tree trunks and branches, giving the forest a " ...

Maps - Great Basin National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

19 Dec 2020 ... The Windy Peak map covers a number of the most popular trails and well- developed trails. The Lehman Caves map covers mostly ...

Geology - Grand Canyon National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

27 Apr 2018 ... That means that the bottom layer was formed first, and every subsequent ... A canyon is a type of erosional valley with extremely steep sides, frequently ... Remember, the oldest rocks in Grand Canyon are 1.8 billion years...

Rodents - Mount Rainier National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

They have short limbs with five toes each, small round ears, reddish- to ... Often the erect tail is the only thing visible as this chipmunk scurries through vegetation  ...

Fees & Passes - Grand Canyon National Park (U.S. National Park ...

Sunday 5/2/2021: South Rim Open — East Entrance Open — North Rim Closed for ... bicycle, park shuttle bus, Grand Canyon Railway and private rafting trip.

Weather and Climate - Zion National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

27 Jan 2021 ... Download this Zion National Park Weather Chart Be Prepared Zion is known for a wide range of weather conditions. Temperatures vary with ...

Continental Divide - Glacier National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

14 Dec 2020 ... The Continental Divide separates the Atlantic and Pacific watersheds of ... the Bering Strait in Alaska to the bottommost tip of South America.

Subway Permits - Zion National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

24 Apr 2021 ... Left Fork (Subway) Permit Reservations ... Due to the popularity of the Subway and Mystery Canyon, the park ... April, February, March 5.

Power Looms - Lowell National Historical Park (U.S. National Park ...

26 Feb 2015 ... Power Looms · Next: The “Mill Girls” · For the first two centuries of American history, the weaving of cloth was a cottage industry, even after the ...

Blue Whale - Channel Islands National Park (U.S. National Park ...

15 Jul 2016 ... Blue whales live in all oceans of the world. 4. Appearance According to FAO Species Identification Guide: Marine Mammals of the World by ...

Photo Gallery - Channel Islands National Park (U.S. National Park ...

13 Jun 2018 ... Click on the links below to view images from throughout the park. Images credited to NPS without ... 24 Images. Images from Santa Rosa Island.

Half Dome Day Hike - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National Park ...

10 Apr 2021 ... The media could not be loaded, either because the server or network ... Take your time and be patient with slower hikers; Allow faster hikers to ...

Kayaking - Channel Islands National Park - National Park Service

23 Aug 2019 ... Santa Barbara Island Temporary Trail Closures ... Sea kayaking at San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands is recommended to only the most highly ...

Maps - Cuyahoga Valley National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

15 Jun 2020 ... A map of the entire area of Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). The Area map of ... Map of the trails in the Brandywine Falls Area.

Maps - Joshua Tree National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

28 Dec 2020 ... Download and print the map of Joshua Tree National Park before you arrive! ... Palms Valley · East Deception Canyon · Keys View ... Always ask a ranger for current information about road conditions before ven...

Hiking - Joshua Tree National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

5 Apr 2021 ... A lollipop trail through sandy and rocky terrain. A .6-mile trail leads to a .2-mile loop. The arch is located halfway along the loop. Bajada, South of ...

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