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Decision : 34 COM 8B.45
Natural Properties - Examination of minor boundary modifications - Messel Pit Fossil Site (Germany)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-10/34.COM/8B and WHC-10/34.COM/INF.8B2,

2. Approves the proposed creation of a 22.5 ha buffer zone for the 42 ha Messel Pit Fossil Site, Germany in order to strengthen the integrity of the inscribed property and support its effective protection and management; 

3. Notes with appreciation the submission of a fully revised management plan for the property, including its buffer zone, and encourages the State Party to fully implement the plan on an ongoing basis

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Germany
Year: 2010
Decision Code: 34 COM 8B.45