Decision : CONF 208 X.B
Volcanoes of Kamchatka [Extension to include Kluchevskoy Nature Park] (Russian Federation)

Property: Volcanoes of Kamchatka [Extension to include Kluchevskoy Nature Park ]

Id. N°: 765 Bis

State Party: Russian Federation

Criteria: N (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

The Committee approved the extension of the Volcanoes of Kamchatka by the inclusion of the Kluchevskoy Nature Park as the sixth component. In addition to the 1996 inscription under criteria (i), (ii), and (iii), the Committee decided to inscribe the site also under criterion (iv).

Criterion (iv): The site contains an especially diverse range of palearctic flora, including a number of nationally threatened species and at least 16 endemics, and 33 mammal species, including internationally significant populations of sea lions and sea otter and a thriving population of brown bear, as well as 145 bird species. The rivers inside and adjacent contain the world's greatest known diversity of salmonid fish.

This serial inscription includes six protected areas:

Date inscribed

Name of Park



Kronotsky State Biosphere Nature Preserve

1,007 ha


Bystrinsky Nature Park

1,500 ha


Nalychevo Nature Park

265 ha


Southwestern Tundra Nature Reserve

123 ha


Southern Kamchatka Nature Park and the Southern Kamchatka State Nature  Reserve

1,025 ha


Kluchevskoy Nature Park

376 ha


Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Russian Federation
Year: 2001
Decision Code: CONF 208 X.B