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State of Conservation

Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining

Date of Inscription: 2015
Nomination records (Year): 2014
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iv)
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Documents examined by the Committee: 42COM (2018)


SOC Report by the State Party

Report (2017)



* : 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”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.