Succulent Karoo Protected Areas (RSA)
Succulent Karoo Protected Areas (RSA) is part of the Tentative list of South Africa in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Succulent Karoo Protected Areas (08/07/2009) is a serial trans-national nomination of several parks protecting the Succulent Karoo biome, which is a biodiversity hotspot of southern Africa. It includes the richest succulent flora on earth. It is an semi-desert region with mild moderate climate due to the cold Atlantic Ocean currents and with winter rainfalls. It contains an exceptionally diverse pattern of endemic plants, reptiles, and invertebrates. “Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape” is one of the park considered for this project, even if already inscribed.
Map of Succulent Karoo Protected Areas (RSA)Load map
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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2009 Added to Tentative List
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