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Tanna Island

Author Xeres
#1 | Posted: 27 Feb 2009 06:50 
Full name of site: Tanna Island: Natural and Cultural Properties
Country: Vanuatu
Short description of site (also include multiple locations if applicable): This island is oen of the world's premier examples of volcanic cordillera. The native cultures and "Cargo Cults" are some of the most vibrant, and undiluted in the world.
Criteria (cultural, natural, mixed): III, V, VI, VII
Outstanding universal value / comparative analysis: Other comparative south pacific cultures exist, but the range and vibrancy of the Tanna cultures are unique. also unique is the widespread belief of cargo cults. No island in the pacific combines such rich cultural and natural settings.

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