Kikori River Basin / Great Papuan Plateau

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Kikori River Basin / Great Papuan Plateau is part of the Tentative list of Papua New Guinea in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Kikori River Basin / Great Papuan Plateau covers a dramatic landscape with undisturbed forest, the extinct volcano of Mt. Bosavi and karst features. It is known for its floral diversity and endemic bird and fish species. Important cultural sites include burial caves, cave paintings and longhouse buildings.

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Full Name
Kikori River Basin / Great Papuan Plateau
Country
Papua New Guinea
Added
2006
Type
Mixed
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2006 Added to Tentative List

The site has 3 locations

Kikori River Basin / Great Papuan Plateau: Hegigio Gorge (T)
Kikori River Basin / Great Papuan Plateau: Lake Kutubu (T)
Kikori River Basin / Great Papuan Plateau: Mt Bosavi (T)

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