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Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh / Naracoorte)

Riversleigh and Naracoorte, situated in the north and south respectively of eastern Australia, are among the world’s 10 greatest fossil sites. They are a superb illustration of the key stages of evolution of Australia’s unique fauna.

Criteria for inclusion as a World Heritage Site

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ixTo be outstanding examples representing significant on-going ecological and biological processes in the evolution and development of terrestrial, fresh water, coastal and marine ecosystems and communities of plants and animals. All
viiiTo be outstanding examples representing major stages of earth's history, including the record of life, significant on-going geological processes in the development of landforms, or significant geomorphic or physiographic features. All

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World Heritage Sites Brutalisms Atlas Obscuras Audio Guides News
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Townsville Art Gallery Trail en 850.8kmsite_izi
Garabarra Public Art Tour en 849.6kmsite_izi
Herberton Heritage Walk en 2018729.2kmsite_izi
Gullan Gullan to Mindil en 1120.2kmsite_izi
Museum of Underwater Art 2020850.9kmsite_ao
Australian In-Situ Wild Rice Conservation Project 20201013.1kmsite_ao
Burdekin Falls Dam 2020880.1kmsite_ao
Black Mountain 2019788.8kmsite_ao
Cairns Library Bats 2019784.2kmsite_ao
Olive Pink Botanic Garden 2019717.2kmsite_ao
Gosse Bluff 2018846.7kmsite_ao
Charlie the Water Buffalo 20181040.3kmsite_ao
Big Meat Ant 20181099.8kmsite_ao
World War II Oil Storage Tunnels 20181117.8kmsite_ao
Karlstein Castle Replica 20181060.9kmsite_ao
Dingo Fence 20171158.4kmsite_ao
Australia’s Last Timber and Iron Chinese Temple 2018741.2kmsite_ao
The Geographic Center of Australia 2017852.5kmsite_ao
Daintree Entomological Museum 2017780kmsite_ao
Townsville Campus Library (today: Eddie Koiki Mabo Library), James Cook University 1968844.8kmsite_brutalism
Kakadu National Park 1981937.1kmsite_whs
Purnululu National Park 20031092.7kmsite_whs
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park 19871055kmsite_whs
Wet Tropics of Queensland 1988765.2kmsite_whs
Great Barrier Reef 1981950.3kmsite_whs
Big Sky: Portraits from the Outback 2019723.8kmpost

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About the source: UNESCO

Within UNESCO's broad remit, this specialised agency of the UN works towards international cooperation agreements to secure the world's cultural and natural heritage, designating venues of exceptional value as World Heritage Sites.

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