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UNESCO World Heritage Western Caucasus
Type of Structure: protected area
Regional Scope: regional in the area: Russia / Europe
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Duration : 0 to present
Contact Address: no office contact defined

General information and objectives

The Western Caucasus, extending over 275,000 ha of the extreme western end of the Caucasus mountains and located 50 km north-east of the Black Sea, is one of the few large mountain areas of Europe that has not experienced significant human impact.

For further details, link to the WH-Western-Caucasus Home Page

Last update: 2/16/15
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2018)

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