Dark-sky preserve

A dark-sky preserve (DSP) is an area, usually surrounding a park or observatory, that restricts artificial light pollution. The purpose of a dark sky preserve is generally to promote astronomy. (wiki)

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks Jasper National Park
Causses and Cévennes Parc national des Cévennes
Chaco Culture Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Grand Canyon
Hortobágy Hortobágy Starry Sky Park
Mammoth Cave
Mesa Verde Since 2021
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu Pic du Midi de Bigorre
Sceilg Mhichíl Kerry International Dark-Sky Reserve
Te Wahipounamu Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park 2017
Wood Buffalo National Park Wood Buffalo National Park


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