Air and Téneré

Air and Téneré
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Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves includes the volcanic massif of the Aïr Mountains, a Sahelian island isolated in climate, flora and fauna in the surrounding Saharan desert of Ténéré.

It contains an outstanding variety of landscapes, plant species and wild animals. One-sixth of the reserve is a sanctuary for addax, a critically endangered species of antilope.

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Michal Kozok

Poland - 16-Jan-19 -

Amazing isolated rock formations filled with send. And no tourists as all depends on Tuareg activities in the region. 

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Full Name
Air and Téneré Natural Reserves
Unesco ID
573
Country
Niger
Inscribed
1991 - In Danger
Type
Natural
Criteria
7 9 10
Categories
Natural landscape - Desert
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1992 In Danger

region in which this site is situated has been affected by civil disturbance

1991 Inscribed

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Air and Téneré

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