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Year Name of the property Country Type Region Property (ha) ID
1978 Nahanni National Park # CA N EUR 476,560 24
1984 Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks # 1 CA N EUR 2,360,000 304
1979 Plitvice Lakes National Park # HR N EUR 29,631 98
1995 Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst * HU N EUR 56,651 725
2023 Evaporitic Karst and Caves of Northern Apennines IT N EUR 3,680 1692
1995 Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst * SK N EUR 56,651 725
1986 Škocjan Caves # SI N EUR 413 390
1981 Mammoth Cave National Park US N EUR 21,191 150
1995 Carlsbad Caverns National Park US N EUR 18,926 721
  1. The "Burgess Shale" property, which was previously inscribed on the World Heritage List, is part of the "Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks".

*: 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

Category of property

Cultural Natural Mixed

Property inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger

Cultural Natural Mixed


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World Heritage Online Map Platform

The World Heritage Online Map Platform, supported by the Flanders UNESCO Trustfund (FUT), is a pilot online geographic information system displaying georeferenced maps of World Heritage properties and buffer zones.

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