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South Africa S World Heritage Sites Alan Mountain

South Africa S World Heritage Sites

Alan Mountain

Published March 15th 2012
ISBN : 9780864866950
Paperback
160 pages
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South Africa s World Heritage Sites is the most comprehensive work to date on the country s remarkable World Heritage Sites a global initiative sponsored by UNESCO to preserve the diversity of the world s important natural and cultural treasures.MoreSouth Africa s World Heritage Sites is the most comprehensive work to date on the country s remarkable World Heritage Sites a global initiative sponsored by UNESCO to preserve the diversity of the world s important natural and cultural treasures. Author Alan Mountain explores the background, formation and important features of all eight sites, providing a unique and up-to-date reference for anyone planning a visit or looking for authoritative information. This richly illustrated book, containing over 230 specially commissioned photographs, maps and illustrations, covers the following sites: * The Cradle of Humankind* Mapungubwe National Park* Vredefort Dome* Ukhahlambla -Drakensberg National Park * iSimangaliso Wetland Park (formerly Greater St Lucia Wetland Park)* The Cape Floral Region* Robben Island* Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape