Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago

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Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago is part of the Tentative list of Vietnam in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List. It is a proposed extension of Ha Long Bay WHS.

Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago – Extension (Vietnam) is a proposed extension of the Ha Long Bay WHS. The Cat Ba Archipelago is a series of spectacular limestone islands and islets which, along with those in Ha Long Bay, are a preeminent example of marine karst topography. Ha Long Bay and the Cat Ba Archipelago form the largest limestone island ecosystem in Asia, supporting a high level of biodiversity within its tropical rain forests, mangrove forests, coral reefs, tidal flats, and marine lakes.

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Full Name
Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago
Country
Vietnam
Added
2017
Nominated for
2022
Extension of
Ha Long Bay WHS
Type
Natural
Link
By ID
2017 Revision

Renomination of Cat Ba Archipelago (2011)

2017 Added to Tentative List

2014 Requested by State Party to not be examined

As Cat Ba Archipelago

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Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago (T)
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