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One of the largest protected areas in West Africa, this park is characterized by its great plant diversity. Due to the presence of the Comoé river, it contains plants which are normally only found much farther south, such as shrub savannahs and patches of thick rainforest.

Published in Comoe (Komoe)

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The Bagmati River is the largest river in the capital city of Kathmandu Valley which comprises 57 rivers and rivulets as its tributaries. It originates from Bagdwar, bifurcates Kathmandu valley in to two parts and crosses the valley at Chovar. Threr are so many shrines and cemeteries located in its bank. Gokarneshwar, Guheshwari and Pashupatinath temples.

Published in Bagmati - Ghuari
Sunday, 18 September 2011 12:10

M'Zab Valley - World Heritage

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A traditional human habitat, created in the 10th century by the Ibadites around their five ksour (fortified cities), has been preserved intact in the M’Zab valley. Simple, functional and perfectly adapted to the environment, the architecture of M’Zab was designed for community living, while respecting the structure of the family. It is a source of inspiration for today’s urban planners.

Published in Algerian Atlas

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By international standards fresh water in New Zealand is both abundant and clean.

Published in _New Zeeland Global

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Thank you for your interest in Tongariro National Park and in our work in support of this special dual World Heritage site. Project Tongariro (Tongariro Natural History Society Inc) was established to promote a wider understanding of the natural processes and human history of Tongariro National Park.
Published in Waikato

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Fishing and shellfish gathering have sustained human life in the 5,000 km2 property, which is formed by the arms of three rivers. The site comprises brackish channels encompassing over 200 islands and islets, mangrove forest, an Atlantic marine environment, and dry forest.

Published in Casamance & Saloum

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Published in Min Jiang
Saturday, 08 September 2012 00:00

The Falls of Iguacu (BBC Natural World)

Published in Iguacu

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The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, ICIMOD, is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – and based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Globalisation and climate change have an increasing influence ...

The Upper Sepik River is a mixed cultural and natural site covering the middle and upper reaches of the Sepik River basin including slopes of the Central Range and potentially the Torricelli and Prince Alexander mountains. The Sepik River at 1126 km in length and covering an area of 7.7 million hectares is one of the world's greatest river systems.
Published in Sepik

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