Potential Transboundary sites

WHS for which there exist an entry on another country's T List which could be inscribed to create or extend a Transboundary WHS. Specify the T List entry involved and the country to which it belongs.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Golden Mountains of Altai China's "China Altai"
Laponian Area Norway - Tysfjord, the fjord of Hellemobotn and Rago
Los Glaciares Chile's "Torres del Paine/Bernardo O'Higgins"
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary Bhutan's "Royal Manas NP"
Mapungubwe Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (Trans-boundary Listing)
Mount Nimba Libéria : Mount Nimba Strict Reserve (extension)
Ohrid Region Albania has "Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region" on its T List. The T List entry makes no mention of a Trans-boundary extension and indicates the intention to include the lake and littoral up to the frontier (and hence the boundary of FYRM's existing inscription) - "Based on the biological and natural values the Albanian part of the lake Ohrid has been proclaimed as Protected Areas under the category V of IUCN."
Okavango Delta Namibia: Okavango Delta
Old City of Jerusalem Israel's Jerusalem TWHS (current inscription is exterritorial)
Phong Nha - Ke Bang Laos - Hin Nammo
Serengeti Kenya : The Great Rift Valley - The Maasai Mara
Virunga National Park Mgahinga (Uganda). See the far SE section of Virunga marked "Gorilla sector" on this map which shares the Uganda border with Mgahinga -


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Potential Transboundary sites?

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A connection should:

  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