A limited number of people will from now on be allowed to visit ice caves and to go glacier hiking within five areas in the southern part of Vatnajökull National Park.
Los Glaciares National Park is situated in the Argentinian part of Patagonia and is spread over an area of 1,794 acres. The park gets its name from the fact that almost half of the area is covered by glaciers. It is the largest national park in Argentina and was classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981.
Arctic World Heritage Conference: Managing complexity – the way forward for World Heritage in the Arctic Region; Unesco
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UNESCO Embraces Vatnajökull: Iceland’s National Park Now A UNESCO World Heritage Site; A Rawlings; Reykjavik Grapevine
UNESCO’s 2019 World Heritage List includes 29 new sites featuring some of the world’s natural and cultural wonders. See the full list in pictures here.
Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park Is Named a World Heritage Site!
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Your favourite national park is now a recognised World Heritage site, UNESCO has announced, giving Vatnajökull an even higher standing.