Pondaung

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Pondaung is part of the Tentative list of Myanmar in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Pondaung is a palaeontological site best known for having the oldest fossils of anthropoid primates (ancestors of monkeys, apes and humans). The in situ fossil beds are 40 million years old. Also other fauna and flora fossils have been preserved.

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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
Pondaung
Country
Myanmar
Added
2018
Type
Natural
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2018 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Pondaung

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