State of Conservation (SOC)
Olympic National Park (1990)
UNESCO Extra-Budgetary Funds
International Assistance granted to the property
Requests Approved: 0
Total Amount Ap proved: 0USD
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
Current conservation issues
In response to the letter from the Secretariat dated 9 August 1990 transmitting the recommendations of the Bureau on the conservation of this site, the US authorities have provided a map indicating the additions to this site, its new boundaries and the new designated wilderness areas. They have also requested that the Committee formally consider including the new additions to the site as part of the property already inscribed on the World Heritage List (see document CC90/CONF.004/10).
In regard to the recommendations of the Bureau regarding the precautions that need to be taken by the State Party to prevent future oil spills, similar to the "Nestuca Oil Spill", the US authorities have indicated that they have requested park officials to provide additional information on contingency plans that may be under consideration for future emergencies of this kind.
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Olympic National Park (U.S.A.)
The Committee noted with satisfaction that the USA authorities had proposed the addition of the Pacific coastal strip to the property inscribed in 1981, in accordance with the request made by the Committee.
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Olympic National Park (United States of America)
The Committee welcomed the United States' proposal to include the coastal strip in the Olympic National Park, following its recommendation at its Fifth Session in 1981, when the site was inscribed. The Committee approved the new boundaries of this property.
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Olympic National Park
United States of America
- Pollution of marine waters
- Other Threats:
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SOC ID: 1620
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”).