Sunday, July 17, 2005

World Heritage sites named

BBC NEWS story

"The world's largest and oldest meteorite crater, the Vredefort Dome, in South Africa was added for its scenic and scientific interest.

"Egypt's Wadi al-Hitan, known as Whale Valley, was listed for its amazing fossil remains of now-extinct whales.

"Six other world sites were also announced by Unesco, the UN's cultural body, at its meeting in South Africa."

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