Derawan Islands

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Derawan Islands is part of the Tentative list of Indonesia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Derawan Islands comprise a biologically rich area where the broad river delta of the Berau mixes with the Sulawesi Sea. The island group consists of 31 islands. It is Indonesia’s largest nesting site of the endangered green sea turtles and hawksbill turtles.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Derawan Islands
Country
Indonesia
Added
2005
Type
Natural
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2005 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Derawan Islands

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