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Tongariro National Park    (Hide)
In 1993 Tongariro became the first property to be inscribed on the World Heritage List under the revised criteria describing cultural landscapes. The mountains at the heart of the park have cultural and religious significance for the Maori people and symbolize the spiritual links between this community and its environment. The park has active and extinct volcanoes, a diverse range of ecosystems and some spectacular landscapes.


Photographer : Chris Morton (New Zealand) Site Description | Go to UNESCO

This site is featured as one of the fifty in the new "Places of Wonder & Discovery" book.

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