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State of Conservation (SOC)

Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines

Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
  Poland
Date of Inscription: 1978
Nomination records (Year): 1978, 2008, 2011
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (iv)
Danger List: Yes
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Threats*
  • Relative humidity
  • Water (rain/water table)
  • Other Threats:

    Gradual degradation

Inscription on the Danger List
Year: 1989 -1998
Threats to the Site:

Serious humidity problems



* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.