Cultural sites closely connected to volcanoes
These cultural sites are characterized by the significant presence of a volcano in the central area or on the horizon. This volcanic presence contributes to the universal value of the property. Mixed sites are excluded.
|Bali Subak system||Batur|
|Naples||"the outline of Mount Vesuvius in the background" (AB ev)|
|Pompei||Eruption of Vesuvius on 24 August AD 79|
|Rapa Nui||Poike, Rano Kau and Terevaka volcanoes|
|Ruins of León Viejo||Overlooked and partially destroyed by Momotombo (1578)|
|Takht-e Soleyman||it contains a volcano and an artesian lake as essential elements of the site (Unesco website)|
|Tequila||foothills of the Tequila Volcano|
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- Not be "self evident"
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