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World heritage sites

UNESCO

World heritage sites

a complete guide to 911 UNESCO world heritage sites

by UNESCO

  • 18 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Firefly Books in Richmond Hill, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World Heritage areas,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Guides,
  • Sites du patrimoine mondial

  • About the Edition

    Each site has an entry explaining its historical and cultural significance, with a description and location map.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG140 .5 W677 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination856 p. :
    Number of Pages856
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24884439M
    ISBN 10155407827X
    ISBN 109781554078271
    LC Control Number2010671075
    OCLC/WorldCa664424437


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