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Committee Decisions

CONF 208 X.B

Volcanoes of Kamchatka [Extension to include Kluchevskoy Nature Park] (Russian Federation)

Property: Volcanoes of Kamchatka [Extension to include Kluchevskoy Nature Park ]

Id. N°: 765 Bis

State Party: Russian Federation

Criteria: N (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

The Committee approved the extension of the Volcanoes of Kamchatka by the inclusion of the Kluchevskoy Nature Park as the sixth component. In addition to the 1996 inscription under criteria (i), (ii), and (iii), the Committee decided to inscribe the site also under criterion (iv).

Criterion (iv): The site contains an especially diverse range of palearctic flora, including a number of nationally threatened species and at least 16 endemics, and 33 mammal species, including internationally significant populations of sea lions and sea otter and a thriving population of brown bear, as well as 145 bird species. The rivers inside and adjacent contain the world's greatest known diversity of salmonid fish.

This serial inscription includes six protected areas:

Date inscribed

Name of Park

Area

1996

Kronotsky State Biosphere Nature Preserve

1,007 ha

1996

Bystrinsky Nature Park

1,500 ha

1996

Nalychevo Nature Park

265 ha

1996

Southwestern Tundra Nature Reserve

123 ha

1996

Southern Kamchatka Nature Park and the Southern Kamchatka State Nature  Reserve

1,025 ha

2001

Kluchevskoy Nature Park

376 ha

 

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Russian Federation
Session: 25COM