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Thursday, 13 December, 2001, 19:43 GMT
Picture gallery: England's Jurassic coast
A 95-mile stretch of coastline along the south of England has been declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations' cultural committee.

The stretch of shore between Devon and Dorset is the first site recognising natural heritage on the British mainland.

BBC News Online's picture gallery portrays the region's beauty.

Dorset coastline
The stunning coastline is popular with holidaymakers

Chesil Beach
Chesil Beach is famous for its size and pebbles

Durdle Door
Durdle Door, in distance, is one of the area's landmarks

Lulworth Cove
Lulworth Cove is between Weymouth and Swanage

Dorset coast
From the sky, the coastline is spectacular






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