China Altay

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China Altay is part of the Tentative list of China in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List. It is a proposed extension of Golden Mountains of Altai WHS.

The Altay Mountains extend across China, Kazakstan, Mongolia and Russia. China Altay possesses a diversity of landscape features, such as sublime glaciers and snow-covered peaks, colorful alpine meadows, grand granitic natural sculptures, dynamic atmospheric conditions, picturesque landscapes of rivers and lakes, and charming nomadic life and folk customs.

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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
China Altay
Country
China
Added
2010
Extension of
Golden Mountains of Altai WHS
Type
Natural
Link
By ID
2015 Incomplete - not examined

As "Xinjiang Altai Mountains" (an extension of the property

2010 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: China Altay

The site has 3 locations

China Altay (T)
China Altay: Kanas National Nature Reserve (T)
China Altay: Two Rivers' Headwaters Nature Reserve of Altay (T)

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