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Author Khuft
Partaker
#46 | Posted: 18 Jan 2012 16:38 | Edited by: Khuft 
A bunch of new sites from Burkina Faso and Micronesia:

Burkina Faso
http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/state=bf
- Cour royale de Tiébélé (18/12/2011)
- Les sites de métallurgie ancienne de réduction du fer dans les espaces boose et bwi (Ronguin, Tiwega, Yamane, Kindbo, Bekuy, Douroula) (18/12/2011)
- La réserve de Biosphère de la Mare aux Hippopotames de Bala (18/12/2011)
- Le complexe Parcs nationaux Arly-W (18/12/2011)
- Les gravures rupestres du Sahel burkinabè : Pobé-Mengao, Arbinda et Markoye (18/12/2011)

Micronesia
http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/state=fm
- Ceremonial Centres of the Early Micronesian States: Nan Madol and Lelu (03/01/2012)

Nan Madol would be a great addition to the WH list in my opinion - it's one of the most important archaeological sites of the Pacific islands.

Author winterkjm
Partaker
#47 | Posted: 26 Jan 2012 17:22 
I don't know what has changed but the current total number of tentative sites is now at 1509. Seemingly a couple sites have been dropped?

Author jonathanfr
Partaker
#48 | Posted: 26 Jan 2012 18:37 
-Bosnie-Herzégovine : The natural monument Vjetrenica cave with architectural ensamble of village Zavala

-Fédération de Russie : The Teberdinskiy Reserve (extension of the "The Western Caucasus")

Author hubert
Partaker
#49 | Posted: 27 Jan 2012 06:02 
The third one is:

Bolivia: Prehispanic Roads - Capac Nan

Author elsslots
Admin
#50 | Posted: 27 Jan 2012 06:09 | Edited by: elsslots 
Hi hubert and jonathanfr,

How / where do you see it so quickly which sites have been removed? For me it is almost impossible (besides checking all 1509 all over again)

Author jonathanfr
Partaker
#51 | Posted: 27 Jan 2012 06:31 
FOR EXAMPLE, I KEEP MY COMPUTER RECORDED IN 1511 WITH TOP SITES (always keep in your computer an oldest version of the tentative list). I do copy and paste this list into "EXCEL". I MAKE COPY PASTE OF 1509 IN THE SAME PAGE EXCEL IN A nearby settlement. And I see where is the difference between the two columns.

Author hubert
Partaker
#52 | Posted: 27 Jan 2012 06:51 
Recently, I had a look at the T-lists of some countries in South America. And I noticed that there was a duplicate with Sistema Vial Andino/Qhapaq Nan. Now I've checked it and - lucky shot.

Author winterkjm
Partaker
#53 | Posted: 16 Feb 2012 16:34 | Edited by: winterkjm 
Italy

- National Park of the Sila - Sila, the great forest of Italy (31/01/2012)

United Kingdom

- Darwin's Landscape Laboratory (27/01/2012)

*Perhaps this is a sign that the UK is finally submitting their nominations to Unesco?

Author winterkjm
Partaker
#54 | Posted: 20 Feb 2012 14:52 
UK New Tentative List (Update)

Chatham Dockyard and its Defences (2012)
Creswell Crags (2012)
Darwin's Landscape Laboratory (2012)
England's Lake District (2012)
Gorham's Cave Complex (2012)
Island of St Helena (2012)
Jodrell Bank Observatory (2012)
Mousa, Old Scatness and Jarlshof: the Zenith of Iron Age Shetland (2012)
Slate Industry of North Wales (2012)
Flow Country (2012)
Forth Bridge (2012)
The Twin Monastery of Wearmouth Jarrow (2012)
Turks and Caicos Islands (2012)


United Arab Emirates New Tentative List (Update)

Settlement and Cementery of Umm an-Nar Island (2012)
Sir Bu Nair Island (2012)
Khor Dubai (2012)
Ed-Dur Site (2012)
The Cultural Landscape of the Central Region in the Emirate of Sharjah (2012)
Al Bidya Mosque (2012)

Author Khuft
Partaker
#55 | Posted: 20 Feb 2012 17:59 | Edited by: Khuft 
A further one from Russia:

Bashkir Ural (30/01/2012)


I'm quite amazed that the UAE are really going to nominate Dubai (see the Khor Dubai description - it's basically the "old" part of Dubai), given the discussions on Sevilla, St Petersburg, etc. Maybe it's ok to nominate a site AFTER you have built the >800 m skyskrapers around it.

Author alexlove74
Partaker
#56 | Posted: 21 Feb 2012 02:01 
oh nooooooooooooo I've just been on December in UAE... now I've to head back for the other 5 TL (been only to Dubai..) Why is this dream so difficult to fulfill???? Please stop adding TL :( :( :( otherwise nobody would ever do it..

Author Khuft
Partaker
#57 | Posted: 23 Feb 2012 15:27 
Further sites from Tunisia (in French):

- Le complexe hydraulique romain de Zaghouan-Carthage (17/02/2012)
- île de Djerba (17/02/2012)
- Les carrières antiques de marbre numidique de Chimtou (17/02/2012)
- Frontières de l'Empire romain : Limes du Sud tunisien (17/02/2012)
- Médina de Sfax (17/02/2012)
- Les Mausolées Royaux de Numidie, de la Maurétanie et les monuments funéraires pré-islamiques (17/01/2012)

Author winterkjm
Partaker
#58 | Posted: 25 Feb 2012 15:38 
The rest of Bulgaria's updated tentative list is due soon.

http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=136984

Author hubert
Partaker
#59 | Posted: 29 Feb 2012 15:26 
Khuft:
Further sites from Tunisia (in French):

- Frontières de l'Empire romain : Limes du Sud tunisien (17/02/2012)


Quite interesting. As far as I know, Tunisia is the first non-European state that has put the 'Frontiers of the Roman Empire' on the T-list. So maybe one day, when the political situation in North Africa is stabilized, the whole Roman Limes could be a WHS.
In Austria, Hungary, and Slovakia they work on the nomination of the Danube Limes. However, I'm afraid that there are not many remains that really can be seen.

Author Khuft
Partaker
#60 | Posted: 1 Mar 2012 16:09 
2 further sites, one from the Czech Republic and the first one from Antigua and Barbuda:

- Paysage culturel minier des Monts Métallifères (Erzgebirge) (24/02/2012) Czech Republic
- Nelson's Dockyard (17/02/2012) Antigua and Barbuda

The Czech site seems to be linked to the Ore Mountains mining cultural landscape on Germany's TL.

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