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Wet Tropics of Queensland
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Type of site: Natural
Date of Inscription: 1988
Location: Australia, State of Queensland
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Description: Comprised of mostly tropical rainforests, this area stretches for 450 km on the north-east coast of Australia. There is a considerable amount of rare and endangered animals in this biotope, as well as plant species, (some examples include marsupials and singing birds). --WHMNet paraphrase from the description at WHC Site, where additional information is available.
  The Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Site is an umbrella name for a series of National Parks stretching for 450 km along the north east coast of Queensland, Australia, from Townsville to Cooktown, bordering the Great Barrier Reef, itself another World Heritage site. Among the National Parks included are: Cedar Bay National Park, Daintree National Park, Endeavour River National Park, Girringun National Park, Wooroonooran National Park. --Wikipedia. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
Reference: 1. UNESCO World Heritage Center, Site Page.
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