World Heritage Sites

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A display of different World Heritage Sites from around the world. Good for an introduction to the subject.

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World Heritage Sites : 

World Heritage Sites The pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Where can we find WHSs? : 

Where can we find WHSs? World Heritage Sites (WHSs) can be found all around the world. Lets try placing the following on a map of the world! Yellow dots for cultural sites (buildings) Green dots for natural sites (scenery)

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Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan

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The Forbidden City (the Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties), Beijing, China

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Tosdilo, Kalahari Desert, Botswana

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Yellowstone National Park, United States of America

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Kvarken Archipelago/ High Coast, Finland & Sweden

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The Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow, Russia

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Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza, Mexico

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Split, and the Palace of Diocletian, Croatia

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Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen, Germany

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Timbuktu, Mali

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Los Glaciares, Argentina

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Piazza del Duomo, Pisa, Italy

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Great Barrier Reef, Australia

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Angkor, Cambodia

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Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

How many more are there? : 

How many more are there? There are a heap more World Heritage Sites around the world! Go to http://whc.unesco.org/en/list to see just how many there are!

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