Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks are a striking mountain landscape, that includes a full range of glaciation features and harbours the renowned Burgess Shale fossil site.
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Canaima National Park
Canaima National Park in south-east Venezuela is unique because of its table mountain (tepui) formations.
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Cliff of Bandiagara
The Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) is a zone of tablelands, gorges and plains that is inhabited by the traditionally living Dogon people.
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The Dolomites are a limestone mountain range, that is known for its natural beauty in the form of steep cliffs, pinnacles and ravines.
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Golden Mountains of Altai
The Golden Mountains of Altai is a region with high plant diversity in Southern Siberia. The mountains have several undisturbed glaciers and provide the source of main rivers like the Ob.
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Huanglong has been acknowledged for its karst features such as travertine pools and limestone shoals.
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Huang Shan (meaning Yellow Mountain) is a mountain range that has played a leading role in the cultural, literary and artistic history of China because of its scenic beauty.
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Huascaran National Park
Huascaran National Park is an area of exceptional natural beauty because of its number of high snow-capped peaks, its glaciers and its high-altitude plateau.
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Kilimanjaro National Park
Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa (5895m), and one of the largest volcanoes in the world.
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Mount Kenya National Park / Natural Forest protects the region surrounding Mount Kenya, the second highest mountain in Africa at 5,199 m.
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The Mount Sanqingshan National Park holds an outstanding scenery of granite peaks and pillars. The area also has numerous waterfalls, valleys, lakes and springs.
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Mount Tai (Chinese: Tai Shan) is a mountain of historical and cultural significance located north of the city of Tai'an, in Shandong Province.
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Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers
Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks cover a high-altitude mountain valley renowned for its diverse alpine flora.
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Pirin National Park
Pirin National Park covers a mountaine range composed of limestone rocks with a granite nucleus, which is noted for its variety in flora and high scenic beauty.
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The Putorana Plateau is a remote and pristine Arctic landscape. It is situated in northern Central Siberia about 100 km north of the Arctic Circle, on a basalt and tuff plateau created by volcanism.
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Pyrénées - Mount Perdu
Pyrénées - Mount Perdu contains a scenic (agri)cultural landscape at the third highest mountain in the Pyrenees.
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The Rwenzori Mountains National Park includes approximately 1,000 square kilometres of land. Within that land are numerous waterfalls, lakes, glaciers, and the third highest mountain in Africa - Mount Stanley.
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Sagarmatha National Park
Sagarmatha National Park covers the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest at 8,848 m, and its surrounding high mountain ranges.
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Simien National Park
Simien National Park is a spectacular landscape created by erosion and with high biodiversity. It comprises one of the principal mountain massifs of Africa, separated by broad river valleys.
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Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch is an impressive landscape and an outstanding example of the formation of the High Alps.
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Ukhahlamba / Drakensberg Park
The uKhahlamba or Drakensberg National Park is a mixed site known for its density of rock-art and mountain landscape.
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Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park consists of the Waterton Lakes and Glacier national parks, known for their superlative mountain scenery.
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The Western Caucasus comprises the extreme western edge of the Caucasus Mountains, from the Black Sea to Mount Elbrus.
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The Western Ghats are a 1,600km long mountain chain. They are believed to have been formed during the break-up of the super continent of Gondwana some 150 million years ago, as the faulted edge of the Deccan Plateau.
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Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area is famous for its approximately 3,100 tall quartzite sandstone pillars, some over 200 meters in height.
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