Coastal World Heritage Sites

This book presents the natural, environmental and scenic richness of the world’s coastal and marine areas classified by UNESCO as “Natural World Heritage Sites”. Representing well-preserved areas of exceptional significance to the planet and to humankind, they include a total of 49 marine sites, for...

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Main Author: Claudino-Sales, Vanda
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2019, 2019
Series:Coastal Research Library
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. World heritage on continental coasts. – Africa
  • 1. Banc D´Arguin National Park, Mauritania
  • 2. Nambid Sand Sea, Namibia
  • 3. Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, Senegal
  • 4. Cape Floral Region Protected Areas, South Africa
  • 5. iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa
  • Asia
  • 6. The Sandarbans, Bangladesh and India
  • 7. Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park, the Philippines
  • Central America
  • 8. área de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • 9. Rio Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras
  • 10. Darien National Park, Panama
  • Europe
  • 11. Stevens Klint, Denmark
  • 12. High Coast/Kvarken Archipelago, Finland and Sweden
  • 13. West Norwegian Fjords - Geiran-Gerfjord and Nærøyfjord, Norway
  • 14. Danube Delta, Romania
  • 15. Donãna National Park, Spain
  • North America
  • 16. Joggins Fossil Cliffs, Canada
  • 17. Miguasha Natural Park, Canada
  • 18. Mistaken Point, Canada
  • Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola, France
  • 74. The Aeolian Islands, Italy
  • 75. Ibiza, Spain
  • North Sea
  • Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas, Brazil
  • 33. Gros Morne National Park, Canada
  • 34. Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark
  • 35. Surtsey, Iceland
  • 76. The Wadden Sea, Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany
  • 77. Dorset and East Devon Coast, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • 78. Giants Causeway and Causeway Coast, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Red Sea
  • 79. Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay - Mukkawar Island
  • Marine National Park, Sudan
  • East Indian Archipelago
  • 80. Komodo National Park, Indonesia
  • 81. Lorentz National Park, Indonesia
  • 82. Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia
  • 83. Ujung Kulan National Park, Indonesia
  • 84. Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Philippines
  • 36. Laurisilva of Madeira, Portugal
  • 37. Gough and Inaccessible Islands, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • 38. Saint Kilda, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Indian Ocean
  • 39. Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles
  • 40. Socotra Archipelago, Yemen
  • Pacific Ocean
  • 41. Fraser Islands, Australia
  • 42. Great Barrier Reefs, Australia
  • 43. Lord Howe Island Group, Australia
  • 44. Shark Bay, Australia
  • 45. Tasmanian Wilderness, Australia
  • 46. Malpelo Fauna and Flora Park, Colombia
  • 47. Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica
  • 48. Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
  • 49. Lagoons of New Caledonia, France
  • 50. Ogasawara Islands, Japan
  • 51. Shiretoko, Japan
  • 52. Phoenix Islands, Kiribati
  • 53. Archipiélago de Revillagigedo, Mexico
  • 54. Islands and Protected Areas of Gulf of California, Mexico
  • 55. Te Wahipounamu South-West, New Zealand
  • 56. Rock Island Southern Lagoon, Palau