Marine extension

WHS where an extension to the original WHS has lead to inclusion of a marine area.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Cocos Island There was already a smaller marine area included in the original nomination, but it was extended in 2002 to 12 nautical miles
Galapagos Islands 2001: the addition of the Galápagos Marine Reserve
Gough and Inaccessible Islands 2004 extension: "i. to extend the World Heritage site to include the neighbouring Inaccessible Island and the surrounding marine zone extending out to 12 nautical miles, and (ii) to extend the marine zone around Gough Island from 3 nautical miles to 12 nautical miles, to bring the boundaries of the World Heritage site in line with those of the Nature Reserve. (AB eval)
St. Kilda 2004: to include the surrounding marine area of 23,346.8 ha


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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