French Austral Lands and Seas

French Austral Lands and Seas
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The French Austral Lands and Seas is a group of extremely isolated volcanic islands in the sub-Antarctic region.

It covers the Crozet Archipelago, Kerguelen Islands and Amsterdam and St Paul Islands. They are known for their marine birds (especially the world’s largest colony of King Penguins) and mammals such as seals and dolphins.

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Full Name
French Austral Lands and Seas
Unesco ID
1603
Country
France
Inscribed
2019
Type
Natural
Criteria
7 9 10
Categories
Natural landscape - Marine and Coastal Wildlife habitat - Fauna
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2019 Inscribed

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The site has 3 locations

French Austral Lands and Seas: Amsterdam and St Paul Islands
French Austral Lands and Seas: Crozet Archipelago
French Austral Lands and Seas: Kerguelen Islands

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