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Air and Téneré

Air and Téneré

Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves includes the volcanic massif of the Aïr Mountains, a Sahelian island isolated in climate, flora and fauna in the surrounding Saharan desert of Ténéré.

It contains an outstanding variety of landscapes, plant species and wild animals. One-sixth of the reserve is a sanctuary for addax, a critically endangered species of antilope.

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Site Info

Full name: Air and Téneré Natural Reserves

Unesco ID: 573

Inscribed: 1991 In Danger

Type: Natural

Criteria: 7   9   10  

Link: By Name By ID

Site History

  • 1992 - In Danger region in which this site is situated has been affected by civil disturbance
  • 1991 - Inscribed 


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