The Great Rift Valley - migratory routes - The Hula
The Great Rift Valley - migratory routes - The Hula is part of the Tentative list of Israel in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
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- ●● Tentative
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Assif Am-David Israel 14.03.09
The Hula used to centre around a lake that was dried up by the Zionist pioneers in favour of the establishment of new agricultural settlements. The last twenty years saw the reconstruction of the lake on a smaller scale. The area is still a central spot on the migratory routes of different bird species. Apart from the reconstructed lake and its visitor centre there isn't much to see in the area which is of high natural significance. It is a nice region to explore, mainly thanks to its greenery, otherwise so much out of the ordinary in Israel.
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- 2006 - Deferred Value is recognized, deferred due to its possible consideration within the framework of a serial nomination together with some African countries
- 2004 - Submitted