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Masterworks of Man and Nature: Preserving Our World Heritage


447 pages, 400 col photos

International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #15482 | ISBN: 0646053760
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An imposing book which documents the 360 World Heritage Sites, as designated by UNESCO. Sites are defined as either cultural or natural, criteria for the latter being that they a/ illustrate a stage in the Earth's evolution, b/ represent an ongoing geographical process, c/ constitute remarkable natural formations, or d/ contain the natural habitats of endangered species. Essays have been contributed by leading conservationists and public figures, and proceeds from sales will go to UNESCO, IUCN and other bodies.

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