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World Heritage SitesOlympic National Park, WA

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Olympic National Park, in Washington State was designated a World Heritage Site in 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HeyRob4449

location: Washington

date approved: 10/23/2007

last visited: 3/11/2015

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World Heritage SitesCornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape - Gunnislake Clitters Mine - 1215-010

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Gunnislake Clitters is within the Tamar Valley Mining Landscape.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2007

last visited: 9/19/2008

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World Heritage SitesRoman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange

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Roman Orange was founded in 35 BC by veterans of the Second Gallica Roman legion as Arausio. The arch, theatre and surroundings were listed in 1981 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 10/7/2007

last visited: 8/29/2013

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Site of Lyons

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Lyon was founded as a Roman colony in 43 BC by Munatius Plancus, a lieutenant of Caesar, on the site of a Gaulish hill-fort settlement called Lug[o]dunon. The Saint-Jean and the Croix-Rousse areas, were designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1998.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 10/7/2007

last visited: 12/14/2014

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World Heritage SitesCornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape - Morwellham Quay - 1215-010

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The World Heritage Site covers this mining landscape dating from 1700 to 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/4/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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World Heritage SitesCathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville, Spain

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Together these three buildings form a remarkable monumental complex in the heart of Seville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Spain

date approved: 9/23/2007

last visited: 5/19/2004

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World Heritage SitesOld Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct, Spain

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The old city is spectacularly situated atop a long, narrow promontory. It contains a wealth of monuments, including the cathedral, a famous ancient Roman aqueduct, the Alcázar, and various churches built in the Romanesque style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Spain

date approved: 9/23/2007

last visited: 9/1/1991

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World Heritage SitesShrines and Temples of Nikko, Tochigi, Japan

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The shrines and temples of Nikko, as well as the natural setting provide a beautiful window into Japanese culture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Japan

date approved: 9/17/2007

last visited: 10/23/2008

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World Heritage SitesThe Rock Carvings in Tanum, Sweden

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The rock carvings in Tanum, in the north of the province of Bohuslän, Sweden, were created during 1800 BC – 500 BC. The first rock carving was discovered in the early 1700s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Gavia-SGCD

location: Västra Götaland, Sweden

date approved: 9/14/2007

last visited: 6/10/2014

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World Heritage SitesKremlin and Red Square, Moscow

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Long associated with most of the nation's history, The walled Kremlin fortress and adjacent Red Square are the best known landmarks of Russia. The coordinates were taken in the middle of Red Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Russia

date approved: 8/25/2007

last visited: 12/21/2014

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World Heritage SitesCity Hall and Roland of Bremen

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The ensemble of Old Town Hall, New Town Hall and Roland was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The coordinates are those of the 'Roland'. The Old Town Hall and the New Town Hall are only a few steps away.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Freiwillige

location: Bremen, Germany

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 4/5/2015

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World Heritage SitesPark Skocjanske jame, Slovenia

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Skocjanske jame is a large cave in Southern Slovenia

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Slovenia

date approved: 8/14/2007

last visited: 4/20/2014

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World Heritage SitesBrazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves

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Brazilian atoll island off the coast of Brazil. A major ecological tourist location. The island is also a national park. The waymark is taken from the cliff overlooking the Baia de Sancho.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Pernambuco, Brazil

date approved: 8/5/2007

last visited: 8/12/2007

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World Heritage SitesTower of London

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An historic monument in London, England on the north bank of the River Thames.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member losdelrio

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/22/2007

last visited: 1/5/2008

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World Heritage SitesStrasbourg – Grande île

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Strasbourg's historic center, the Grande Île ("Grand Island"), was classified a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1988, the first time such an honor was placed on an entire city center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 7/9/2007

last visited: 3/31/2015

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Town of Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, Brazil

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The center of the historical city of Ouro Preto in the state of Minas Gerais.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Minas Gerais, Brazil

date approved: 7/6/2007

last visited: 9/3/2006

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World Heritage SitesSanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas - Congonhas, Brazil

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Sanctuary in Congonhas, Brazil.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Minas Gerais, Brazil

date approved: 7/6/2007

last visited: 6/29/2007

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World Heritage Sites"RIDEAU CANAL" Ontario CANADA

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Located in the eastern portion of Ontario from Kingston Ontario to Ottawa. The above co-ordinates are at Lake Ontario and the entrance to the "Rideau Canal".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/29/2007

last visited: 3/1/2015

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World Heritage SitesGreat Smoky Mountains National Park - Tennessee

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located on the Tennessee / North Carolina border.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WrightStuff

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/15/2007

last visited: 4/6/2013

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World Heritage SitesStonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites (373 - 01 Stonehenge)

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Stonehenge and Avebury, in Wiltshire, are among the most famous groups of megaliths in the world. The two sanctuaries consist of circles of menhirs arranged in a pattern whose astronomical significance is still being explored.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoRams

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 7/8/2008

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World Heritage SitesGardens and Castle of Kromeríž, Czech Republic

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The gardens and castle of Kromeríž are an exceptionally complete and well-preserved example of a European Baroque princely residence and its gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dark.metalswamp

location: Zlínský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 5/2/2007

last visited: 9/5/2013

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World Heritage SitesThe Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park

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Five different ecosystems can be found in this very unique reserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamTGF

location: Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

date approved: 5/2/2007

last visited: 11/12/2014

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World Heritage SitesFossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs

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The site where all human life originates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamTGF

location: Gauteng, South Africa

date approved: 4/16/2007

last visited: 12/28/2011

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World Heritage SitesArchaeological Site of Panamá Viejo

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Founded in 1519 by the conquistador Pedrarias Dávila, "Panamá Viejo" is the oldest European settlement on the Pacific coast of the Americas. It was laid out on a rectilinear grid and marks the transference from Europe of the idea of a planned town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member aj-8-52

location: Panama

date approved: 3/30/2007

last visited: 1/21/2011

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World Heritage SitesRoman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of our Lady in Trier

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The city of Trier, on the Moselle river in Germany, has probably the most extensive collection of ancient Roman monuments north of the Alps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 3/18/2007

last visited: 6/23/2012

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