What a Sight - Space Looking Out for World Heritage

The image above shows the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as seen from space. It is one of 30 extra large high-res satellite images of UNESCO World Heritage sites which are being exhibited in Paris
The images were taken from around 700 kilometres above the earth. They provide information on the current status of World Heritage sites and also make visible whether criteria such as buffer zones around the World Heritage sites are observed
The Pyramids at Giza in Cairo

The Ilulissat Icefjord in Greenland
The Laponian Area of northern Sweden, in the Arctic Circle
Mount Kenya National ParkThe Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (also known as Ayers Rock) in Australia
The Chan Chan Archaeological Zone in Peru
Berlin's Museumsinsel (Museum Island) and Tiergarten

Samarra Archaeological City in Iraq

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