First sites filling gaps cited by ICOMOS

Gaps and underrepresented categories as identified by ICOMOS in Only first sites that have filled the gap or boosted the underrepresented category are named. The report dates from 2005, but the sites included are up to 2004.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Aapravasi Ghat slavery-migration 2006
Ahwar of Southern Iraq Mesopotamian cultures 2016
Berat and Gjirokastra Ottomans 2005
Biblical Tells traditional irrigation 2005
Bikini Atoll Nuclear energy 2010
Camino Real land route 2010
Caral-Supe non Mayan Precolumbian cultures 2009
Causses and Cévennes transhumance 2011
Chief Roi Mata's Domain non Australian cultural sites of the Pacific 2008
Chongoni Rock Art African rock art 2006
Cienfuegos modern towns 2005
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape Industrial landscape / coal energy (2006)
Dengfeng mythic origin 2010
Harar Jugol Islam 2006
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works post independence Americas and non European technological properties 2005
Incense Route of the Negev cultural route 2005
Kaiping Diaolou Asian vernacular architecture 2007
Kondoa African rock art 2006
Kuk non Australian cultural sites of the Pacific 2008
Le Havre modern towns 2005
Lopé-Okanda cultural sites of Central Africa 2007
Margravial Opera House Music (2012)
Meroe Ancient Egypt 2011
Mostar Ottomans 2005
Mount Wutai Buddhism (2009)
Necropolis of Bet She'arim Judaism 2015
Osun-Osogbo living indigenous traditions 2005
Plantin-Moretus Museum non mining pre Industrial revolutions technological properties in Europe 2005
Rammelsberg and Goslar water energy (extension 2010)
Rjukan / Notodden electric energy (2015)
Saloum Delta hunting-gathering-fishing (2011)
Sewell Mining Town Industrial landscape (2006)
Stone Circles of Senegambia African archaeology 2006
Tequila Industrial landscape / non vineyard agricultural landscape (2006)
University of Coimbra Education (2013) - "The University of Coimbra-Alta and Sofia influences educational institutions of the former Portuguese empire over seven centuries received and disseminated knowledge in the fields of arts, sciences, law, architecture, town planning and landscape design. Coimbra University played a decisive role in the development of institutional and architectural design of universities in the Lusophone world and can be seen as a reference site in this context."
Çatalhöyük Anatolian cultures 2012


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