Milne Bay Seascape

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Milne Bay Seascape (Pacific Jewels of Marine Biodiversity) is part of the Tentative list of Papua New Guinea in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Milne Bay Seascape comprises 5 coral atolls and islands. They belong to one of the most pristine coral reefs in the Coral Triangle. It has high diversity in fish and coral species. Green, hawksbill and loggerhead turtles nest here. Samarai Island contains a number of historic colonial buildings.

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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
Milne Bay Seascape (Pacific Jewels of Marine Biodiversity)
Country
Papua New Guinea
Added
2006
Type
Mixed
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2006 Added to Tentative List

The site has 5 locations

Milne Bay Seascape (Pacific Jewels of Marine Biodiversity): Bramble Haven (T)
Milne Bay Seascape (Pacific Jewels of Marine Biodiversity): Lunn Island (T)
Milne Bay Seascape (Pacific Jewels of Marine Biodiversity): Samarai Island (T)
Milne Bay Seascape (Pacific Jewels of Marine Biodiversity): Irai Island (T)
Milne Bay Seascape (Pacific Jewels of Marine Biodiversity): Panasesa Island (T)

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