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カリフォルニア湾の島々と保護地域群(Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California)

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center: Photomontage of Overview of the south hangar, including B-29
Chapel of Our Lady of Carmen
Chapel of Our Lady of Carmen
A view of Danzante Bay
Happy to be back
Still Standing
Through the Looking Door
Rip Current Warning, Cape Hatteras Light Station (Lighthouse), Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Buxton, North Carolina
Ghost Fleet of the Outer Banks, Museum of the Sea, Cape Hatteras Light Station (Lighthouse), Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Buxton, North Carolina
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Outer Banks Between Hatteras and Frisco, North Carolina
Wavy Frisco Pier, Destroyed in 2010 by Hurricane Earl, Frisco, North Carolina as Seen from Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Museum of the Sea, Cape Hatteras Light Station (Lighthouse), Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Buxton, North Carolina
Looking South from Top of Cape Hatteras Light Station (Lighthouse), Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Buxton, North Carolina
Radio Tower from Top of Cape Hatteras Light Station (Lighthouse), Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Buxton, North Carolina
Abandoned School
Lighthouses of the Outer Banks, Museum of the Sea, Cape Hatteras Light Station (Lighthouse), Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Buxton, North Carolina
Frisco, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Outer Banks Between Hatteras and Frisco, North Carolina
View of Cape Hatteras Looking North from Top of Cape Hatteras Light Station (Lighthouse), Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Buxton, North Carolina
View of Cape Hatteras Looking West from Top of Cape Hatteras Light Station (Lighthouse), Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Buxton, North Carolina
Lovers Beach Cabo San Lucas 2008
View of Cape Hatteras Looking North from Top of Cape Hatteras Light Station (Lighthouse), Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Buxton, North Carolina

国名:mx Mexico

登録年:2005年

登録基準:(vii),(ix),(x)
The site comprises 244 islands, islets and coastal areas that are located in the Gulf of California in north-eastern Mexico. The Sea of Cortez and its islands have been called a natural laboratory for the investigation of speciation. Moreover, almost all major oceanographic processes occurring in the planet’s oceans are present in the property, giving it extraordinary importance for study. The site is one of striking natural beauty in a dramatic setting formed by rugged islands with high cliffs and sandy beaches, which contrast with the brilliant reflection from the desert and the surrounding turquoise waters. It is home to 695 vascular plant species, more than in any marine and insular property on the World Heritage List. Equally exceptional is the number of fish species: 891, 90 of them endemic. The site, moreover, contains 39% of the world’s total number of species of marine mammals and a third of the world’s marine cetacean species.

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