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The natural heritage of the world : a journey through UNESCO Heritage-listed national parks, protected areas and biosphere reserves
The natural heritage of the world : a journey through UNESCO Heritage-listed national parks, protected areas and biosphere reserves
2016
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The rugged fjords of Norway and the Arctic expanse of Lapland, the magnificent national parks of North America, the Amazon rainforests, the rich wildlife reserves of East Africa and the mesmerising marine and fossil areas of Australia...The last remaining animal paradises on Earth, magnificent geological formations and outstanding natural landscapes are a unique treasure and are now under the protection of the world community. Since1972 when UNESCO passed the 'Convention concerning the protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage' in Paris, 229 areas of natural beauty have been inscribed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites, with 32 world sites featuring in both the Cultural and Natural categories. The striking photographs on each page of this book capture the sweeping breadth of our natural heritage.
Imprint:
Richmond, Vic. : Explore Australia Publishing, 2016.
Collation:
456 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 31 cm.
Notes:
Contributors : Natasha Albus, Heike Barnizke, Catrin Barnsteiner, Monika Baumüller, Gesa Bock, Arno Breckner, Klaus Dammann, Klaus A. Dietsch, Michael Elser, Dietmar Falk, Werner Fiederer, Robert Fischer, Petra Frese, Ute Friesen, Winifred Gerhards, Martina Gschliegbser, Urike Köppchen, Dr. Steffen Krämer, Brigitte Lotz, Angela Meigbsner, Werner Mongenrath, Norbert Pautner, Dr. Urike Prinz, Dr. Jürgen Rapp, Ingrid Reuter, André Ruo, Monika Sattrasai, Dr. Susanne Scheffler-Gerken, Dr. Hans-Wilm Schütte, Eckard Schuster, Ingrid Suvak, Dr. Marcus Wümli ; translation: JMS Books LLP, Sylvia Goulding -- back page
ISBN:
9781741175011
Dewey class:
910.02
Language:
English
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