Kharga Oasis and the Small Southern Oases

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Kharga Oasis and the Small Southern Oases is part of the Tentative list of Egypt in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Kharga Oasis Depression is home to several oases with their own flora and the traces of ancient caravan routes. Dorcas gazelles live freely in the area. The small oases are currently uninhabited. The ruins of Roman fortresses along the trade route can still be seen. From Ancient Egypt the Temple of Hibis remains.

Map of Kharga Oasis and the Small Southern Oases

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Full Name
Kharga Oasis and the Small Southern Oases
Country
Egypt
Added
2015
Type
Mixed
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2015 Added to Tentative List

The site has 3 locations

Kharga Oasis and the Small Southern Oases: Kharga Oasis (T)
Kharga Oasis and the Small Southern Oases: Nabta Playa (T)
Kharga Oasis and the Small Southern Oases: Dungul & Kurkur (T)
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