The World Heritage Committee,
1. Defers examination of the nomination of the Paleohabitat of Tarnóc, Hungary, to the World Heritage List; to allow IUCN to conduct an evaluation of the additional material submitted by the State Party on 18 June 2004 and a field visit by another expert;
2. Encourages the State Party to consider collaborating with other European State Parties and international scientific bodies in a study of Miocene fossil sites, reviewing the possibility of a serial nomination with a systematic and strategic approach;
3. Congratulates the Hungarian authorities on its exemplary approach to managing an in situ fossil resource, and its effective provision of visitor interpretation.