Desert Landscapes of the Mongolian Great Gobi

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Desert Landscapes of the Mongolian Great Gobi is part of the Tentative list of Mongolia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Desert Landscapes of the Mongolian Great Gobi proposal includes three parts of the Great Gobi and Small Gobi Strictly Protected Areas covering more than six million hectares. In the Mongolian Gobi, several major geographic regions with specific ecological conditions, vegetation and landforms can be distinguished. The areas encompass important populations of threatened and endangered species such as gobi bear, wild bactrian camel, and snow leopard.

Map of Desert Landscapes of the Mongolian Great Gobi

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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
Desert Landscapes of the Mongolian Great Gobi
Country
Mongolia
Added
2014
Type
Natural
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2014 Revision

Successor to former TWHS Great Gobi Desert (1996)

2014 Added to Tentative List

The site has 3 locations

Desert Landscapes of the Mongolian Great Gobi: Great Gobi Strictly Protected Area - Part A (T)
Desert Landscapes of the Mongolian Great Gobi: Great Gobi Strictly Protected Area - Part B (T)
Desert Landscapes of the Mongolian Great Gobi: Small Gobi Strictly Protected Area - Part B (T)
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