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Decision : CONF 009 VIII
Inscription: Wood Buffalo National Park (Canada)

Wood Buffalo National Park




The Committee drew attention to the harmful consequences that the eventual construction of a dam on the Slave River could have on those natural characte­ristics which make the property of outstanding universal value. It therefore recommended that the Canadian authorities take all possible measures to protect the integrity of the site.


 Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Canada
Year: 1983
Decision Code: CONF 009 VIII