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Description:
A collection of World Heritage sites as defined by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
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Definition of a World Heritage site by UNESCO:
"Cultural heritage" is a monument, group of buildings or site of historical, aesthetic, archaeological, scientific, ethnological or anthropological value. "Natural heritage" designates outstanding physical, biological, and geological features; habitats of threatened plants or animal species and areas of value on scientific or aesthetic grounds or from the point of view of conservation.

The waymark must be found on UNESCO World Heritage list
Sites on proposal or tentative lists are not accepted.
Instructions for Posting a World Heritage Sites Waymark:
Upload a photo showing you and the target you visited, don't forget to enter the WGS-coordinates of that particular place. Include your GPSr and/or a World Heritage sign or yourself in a photo if possible.
Also required the UNESCO WH Reference number found at the WH web page
(eg. Ref: 404 is for Acropolis, Athens).

In case of multiple locations please post the full serial ID number.
Example: Struve Geodetic Arc has a reference number 1187 but the different locations spread so far from each others that you may publish a new waymark on each location.
Fuglenes, Norway, ID=1187-001
Rudi, Moldova, ID=1187-030
etc.
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Please upload at least one photo.
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World Heritage SitesCanadian Rocky Mountain Parks - Banff, Alberta

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The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks are a World Heritage Site of outstanding universal value that dedicated on October 30, 1984 and is marked by this plaque in Banff, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/24/2008

last visited: 12/28/1985

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World Heritage SitesLake Louise, part of The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Alberta, Canada

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A large, official "World Heritage Site" monument is located at Lake Louise.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/15/2011

last visited: 4/7/2015

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World Heritage SitesBurgess Shale, near Field, British Columbia, Canada

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The Burgess Shale was added to the World Heritage list in 1980. The site is located inside the Yoho National Park, part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 9/2/2013

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