Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Belize Barrier Reef Great Blue Hole: This site was made famous by Jacques Cousteau, who declared it one of the top five scuba diving sites in the world. In 1971 he brought his ship, the Calypso, to the hole to chart its depths.
Central Amazon Conservation Complex 1983
Cocos Island "oceanographer Jacques Cousteau visited the island several times and in 1994 called it "the most beautiful island in the world"" (wiki)
Galapagos Islands 1971
Gulf of California Jacques Cousteau Island
Lagoons of New Caledonia 1973
Lake Baikal 1997
Rapa Nui 1978
Sanganeb maiden voyage of the Calypso (Bradt travel guide)
Ujung Kulon National Park 1991
Uluru 1988


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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source