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Year Name of the property Country Type Region Property (ha) ID
1978 Galápagos Islands EC N LAC 14,066,514 1
1979 Everglades National Park US N EUR 567,017 76
1979 Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek # * 1 CA N EUR 9,839,121 72
1979 Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek # * 2 US N EUR 9,839,121 72
1981 Great Barrier Reef AU N APA 34,870,000 154
1982 Aldabra Atoll SC N AFR 35,000 185
1982 Lord Howe Island Group AU N APA 146,300 186
1983 Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve # FR N EUR 11,800 258
1986 St Kilda GB M EUR 24,201 387
1987 Sian Ka'an MX N LAC 528,000 410
1987 Sundarbans National Park IN N APA 133,010 452
1989 Banc d'Arguin National Park MR N ARB 1,200,000 506
1991 Komodo National Park ID N APA 219,322 609
1991 Shark Bay, Western Australia AU N APA 2,200,902 578
1991 Ujung Kulon National Park ID N APA 78,525 608
1993 Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park PH N APA 96,828 653
1993 Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino MX N LAC 369,631 554
1994 Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba Archipelago VN N APA 65,650 672
1995 Gough and Inaccessible Islands 3 GB N EUR 7,900 740
1996 Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System BZ N LAC 96,300 764
1997 Cocos Island National Park CR N LAC 199,700 820
1997 Heard and McDonald Islands AU N APA 658,903 577
1997 Macquarie Island AU N APA 557,280 629
1997 The Sundarbans BD N APA 139,500 798
1998 East Rennell SB N APA 37,000 854
1998 New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands NZ N APA 76,458 877
1999 Area de Conservación Guanacaste CR N LAC 147,000 928
1999 Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture ES M EUR 9,020 417
1999 iSimangaliso Wetland Park ZA N AFR 239,566 914
1999 Península Valdés AR N LAC 360,000 937
1999 Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park PH N APA 22,202 652
2000 High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago * FI N EUR 336,900 898
2000 High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago * SE N EUR 336,900 898
2001 Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves BR N LAC 43,270 1000
2004 Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve RU N EUR 1,916,300 1023
2005 Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection PA N LAC 270,125 1138
2005 Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California MX N LAC 688,558 1182
2005 Shiretoko JP N APA 71,100 1193
2005 West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord NO N EUR 122,712 1195
2006 Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary CO N LAC 857,500 1216
2008 Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems FR N EUR 1,574,300 1115
2008 Socotra Archipelago YE N ARB 410,460 1263
2008 Surtsey IS N EUR 3,370 1267
2009 Wadden Sea * DE N EUR 1,143,403 1314
2009 Wadden Sea * NL N EUR 1,143,403 1314
2009 Wadden Sea * DK N EUR 1,143,403 1314
2010 Papahānaumokuākea US M EUR 36,207,499 1326
2010 Phoenix Islands Protected Area KI N APA 40,825,000 1325
2011 Ningaloo Coast AU N APA 705,015 1369
2011 Ogasawara Islands JP N APA 7,939 1362
2012 Rock Islands Southern Lagoon PW M APA 100,200 1386
2016 Archipiélago de Revillagigedo MX N LAC 636,685 1510
2016 Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park SD N ARB 260,700 262
2019 French Austral Lands and Seas FR N EUR 166,267,100 1603
Notes
  1. Extension of the "Glacier Bay/Wrangell/St Elias/Kluane" property.

  2. Extension of the "Glacier Bay/Wrangell/St Elias/Kluane" property.

  3. Extension of "Gough Island Wildlife Reserve".

*: transboundary property

#: As for 19 Natural and Mixed Properties inscribed for geological values before 1994, criteria numbering of this property has changed. See Decision 30.COM 8D.1

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