Swan songs

The most recent site inscribed (or extended) by those countries which have subsequently been inactive the longest in bringing forward successful new inscriptions.
Cut off 1989. Excluding countries since defunct. Excluding Old City of Jerusalem (1981) and Vatican City (1984) which are in effect "fully inscribed".

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Asante Traditional Buildings Ghana 1980
Ghadames Libya 1986
Mount Nimba Guinea 1981 (ext 1982)
National History Park Haiti 1982
Quirigua Guatemala 1981
Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve Honduras 1982
Vallée de Mai Seychelles 1983
Victoria Falls Zambia 1989


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  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