Committee Decisions

CONF 203 VIII.A.1

Inscription: The Caves of the Aggtelek Karst and the Slovak Karst (Hungary/Slovak Republic)

The Caves of the Aggtelek Karst and the Slovak Karst

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Hungary/Slovak Republic

N(i)

The Committee inscribed the nominated property on the basis of criterion (i), considering that the site is an outstanding example of on-going geological processes and a significant geomorphic feature. The karst formations and 112 caves contain the geologic history of the last several millions of years with an unusual combination of climatic effects and paleokarst features.

The Committee requested the Centre to write to the national authorities to recommended that control is needed over surface activities such as agricultural pollution, deforestation and soil erosion that could effect the independent resources.

 

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Hungary Slovakia
Session: 19COM