World Heritage Site

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An IUCN Management Category (X) for protected areas, a specific site (such as a forest, mountain range, lake, desert, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated for the international World Heritage programme administered by Unesco, under the United Nations Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage.

Subjects: Environmental Science.

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