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In pictures: New World Heritage Sites
Detail from a mural in the Koguryo tombs (courtesy of Unesco/Icomos)
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A detail from a mural in the Koguryo tombs in North Korea and China (courtesy of Unesco/Icomos)
The Pitons area of St Lucia, an island in the Caribbean
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The Pitons area of St Lucia has outstanding marine and land-based wildlife.
Cape Floral Region in South Africa (courtesy of Unesco/IUCN)
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Cape Floral Region in South Africa is noted for its extraordinary variety of plants (courtesy of Unesco/IUCN)
Indonesia's Tropical Rainforest of Sumatra (courtesy of Unesco/IUCN)
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Indonesia's Tropical Rainforest of Sumatra is recognised for its endangered species (courtesy of Unesco/IUCN)
Ilulissat Icefjord in Greenland (courtesy of Unesco/IUCN)
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Ilulissat Icefjord in Greenland, the fastest and most active glacier outside Antarctica (courtesy of Unesco/IUCN)
The mud tower-houses of Koutammakou in north-eastern Togo (courtesy of Unesco/Icomos)
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The mud tower-houses of Koutammakou in north-eastern Togo (courtesy of Unesco/Icomos)
Russia's Wrangel Island Reserve (courtesy of Unesco/IUCN)
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Russia's Wrangel Island Reserve, a habitat for polar bears and walrus well inside the Arctic Circle (courtesy of Unesco/IUCN)
Mali's Tomb of Askia, built from the proceeds of trans-Saharan trade in 1495 (courtesy of Unesco/Icomos)
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Mali's Tomb of Askia, built from the proceeds of trans-Saharan trade in 1495 (courtesy of Unesco/Icomos)
Mazagan, or El Jadida, in Morocco
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Mazagan, or El Jadida, is a Portuguese-built fortified colony in Morocco.




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