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Ancient city of Bablyon, Icelandic NP among the first of this year's new World Heritage Sites

The ancient city of Babylon and an Icelandic national park replete with glaciers, ice caves and volcanoes are among the sites that have been added to Unesco’s world heritage list.


More than 1,000 sites around the world – some cultural, some natural, some both – are protected by listing. Landmarks or areas are chosen for their value to humanity.


https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/05/ancient-forests-and-vast-marshlands-added-to-un-heritage-list

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