Shell Beach (Almond Beach) Essequibo Coast

Date of Submission: 15/11/1995
Criteria: (x)
Category: Natural
Submitted by:
Guyana Commission for UNESCO
Coordinates: Essequibo Coast, GuyanaLong. 59°20' Lat.8°10'
Ref.: 275

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A 90 mile long beach of sea shells, which is the nesting ground for four species of marine turtles (green turtle, leatherback, olive ridley and hawksbill)