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Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) (UNESCO/NHK)

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Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) (UNESCO/NHK)
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Wadi Al-Hitan, Whale Valley, in the Western Desert of Egypt, contains invaluable fossil remains of the earliest, and now extinct, suborder of whales, Archaeoceti. These fossils represent one of the major stories of evolution: the emergence of the whale as an ocean-going mammal from a previous life as a land-based animal. This is the most important site in the world for the demonstration of this stage of evolution. It portrays vividly the ... Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai URL: https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1186/
Date de publication : mardi 26 mars 2013
Auteur : NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
Copyright : © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
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