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Decision : 29 COM 8B.25
Extension of Properties Inscribed on the World Heritage List (Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-05/29.COM/8B and WHC-05/29.COM/INF.8B.1,

2. Approves the extension of the Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs (South Africa) to include Makapan Valley and Taung Skull Fossil Site, on the basis of the existing criteria (iii) and (vi).

3. Notes that the State Party of South Africa is in the process of finalizing the new name for the serial property.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: South Africa
Year: 2005
Decision Code: 29 COM 8B.25