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State of Conservation (SOC)

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  • Agra Fort
    Taj Mahal
    Fatehpur Sikri (1997)

    India
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Air pollution
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  • Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves (1997)
    Niger
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Decline in wildlife populations
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A,
    Threats*:Illegal activities
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  • Ajanta Caves (1997)
    India
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Invasive/alien terrestrial species Management activities Management systems/ management plan Relative humidity
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  • Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada (1997)
    Spain
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Ancient City of Bosra (1997)
    Syrian Arab Republic
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B
    Threats*:Financial resources Management activities
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  • Ancient City of Damascus (1997)
    Syrian Arab Republic
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management activities
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  • Angkor (1997)
    Cambodia
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A,
    Threats*:Human resources Illegal activities Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Arabian Oryx Sanctuary (1997)
    Oman
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Illegal activities Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro (1997)
    Pakistan
    Year: 1997
    Other Threats: Deterioration of the bricks due to salt crystallization and hydration
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Flooding Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Water (rain/water table)
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  • Asante Traditional Buildings (1997)
    Ghana
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Financial resources Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Auschwitz Birkenau
    German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945) (1997)

    Poland
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B
    Threats*:Commercial development Localised utilities
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  • Bahla Fort (1997)
    Oman
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Degradation of the structures
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A,
    Threats*:Management activities
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  • Banc d'Arguin National Park (1997)
    Mauritania
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Białowieża Forest  (1997)
    Belarus
    Poland
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Forestry /wood production Management systems/ management plan
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  • Butrint (1997)
    Albania
    Year: 1997
    Other Threats: Need for monitoring of the situation at the site
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Financial resources
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  • Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks (1997)
    Canada
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Forestry /wood production Mining Oil and gas
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  • Canaima National Park (1997)
    Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Major linear utilities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Canal du Midi (1997)
    France
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Solid waste
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  • Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (1997)
    Peru
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Fragility of the abdobe structures
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A
    Threats*:Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Land conversion Management systems/ management plan
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  • Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg (1997)
    Germany
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Complex of Hué Monuments (1997)
    Viet Nam
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Housing Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan Storms
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  • Dja Faunal Reserve (1997)
    Cameroon
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Forestry /wood production Illegal activities
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  • Durmitor National Park (1997)
    Montenegro
    Year: 1997
    Other Threats: Earthen containment structures
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Housing Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan Surface water pollution
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  • Everglades National Park (1997)
    United States of America
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A
    Threats*:Crop production Housing Industrial areas Storms Surface water pollution Water infrastructure
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  • Galápagos Islands (1997)
    Ecuador
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Financial resources Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien terrestrial species Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Garamba National Park (1997)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A,
    Threats*:Civil unrest Illegal activities
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  • Great Barrier Reef (1997)
    Australia
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Mining
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  • Ha Long Bay (1997)
    Viet Nam
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Marine transport infrastructure
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  • Historic Cairo (1997)
    Egypt
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management activities
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  • Historic Centre of Bukhara (1997)
    Uzbekistan
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management activities
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  • Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (1997)
    Peru
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Fire (widlfires) Ground transport infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Ichkeul National Park (1997)
    Tunisia
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A,
    Threats*:Air pollution Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Subsistence hunting Water (rain/water table) Water infrastructure
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  • Iguaçu National Park (1997)
    Brazil
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Input of excess energy
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  • Island of Mozambique (1997)
    Mozambique
    Year: 1997
    Other Threats: Precarious state of conservation of the stone
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Financial resources Housing Management systems/ management plan Solid waste Storms
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  • Itchan Kala (1997)
    Uzbekistan
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management activities
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  • Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site (1997)
    El Salvador
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Kahuzi-Biega National Park (1997)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community War
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  • Kakadu National Park (1997)
    Australia
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan Mining
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  • Kathmandu Valley  (1997)
    Nepal
    Year: 1997
    Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Housing Land conversion Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Lake Baikal (1997)
    Russian Federation
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Legal framework Surface water pollution
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  • Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (1997)
    India
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A,
    Threats*:Civil unrest Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion
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  • Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park (1997)
    Central African Republic
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Illegal activities Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan
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  • Maya Site of Copan (1997)
    Honduras
    Year: 1997
    Other Threats: Attention to be paid to the conservation of stone and stuccos
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay (1997)
    France
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Erosion and siltation/ deposition Management systems/ management plan
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  • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (1997)
    Côte d'Ivoire
    Guinea
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A,
    Threats*:Financial resources Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan Mining
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  • Okapi Wildlife Reserve (1997)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Illegal activities Mining War
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  • Old City of Dubrovnik (1997)
    Croatia
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A
    Threats*:Earthquake Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct (1997)
    Spain
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (1997)
    Germany
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Housing Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Plitvice Lakes National Park (1997)
    Croatia
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A,
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan Solid waste
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  • Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan (1997)
    Mexico
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Commercial development Housing Legal framework
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  • Quseir Amra (1997)
    Jordan
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve (1997)
    Honduras
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A,
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion
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  • Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela (1997)
    Ethiopia
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management activities Management systems/ management plan Water (rain/water table)
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  • Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier (1997)
    Germany
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Housing
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  • Royal Palaces of Abomey (1997)
    Benin
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Sacred City of Kandy
    Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
    Golden Temple of Dambulla (1997)

    Sri Lanka
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Legal framework Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Sagarmatha National Park (1997)
    Nepal
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan Solid waste
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  • Sangay National Park (1997)
    Ecuador
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A,
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan
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  • Simien National Park (1997)
    Ethiopia
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A,
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Land conversion
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  • Srebarna Nature Reserve (1997)
    Bulgaria
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A
    Threats*:Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Surface water pollution Water (extraction) Water infrastructure
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  • Sun Temple, Konârak (1997)
    India
    Year: 1997
    Other Threats: Gradual deterioration and the structural instability
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Storms
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  • Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park (1997)
    Costa Rica
    Panama
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Tasmanian Wilderness (1997)
    Australia
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Forestry /wood production Ground transport infrastructure
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  • Timbuktu (1997)
    Mali
    Year: 1997
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Vulnerability of the mosques
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08A
    Threats*:Desertification Financial resources Legal framework Water (rain/water table) Wind
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  • Town of Luang Prabang (1997)
    Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Housing Legal framework Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Tyre (1997)
    Lebanon
    Year: 1997
    Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B,WHC.97/CONF.208/08B
    Threats*:Erosion and siltation/ deposition Human resources Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan
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* : 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.