Natural Spaces

World Heritage Sites (Natural Heritage)

Last update: 2012-05-01

Description

World Heritage Sites are designated to meet the UK's commitments under the World Heritage Convention. The UK's ratification also extends to its Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies. These sites are designated for their globally important cultural or natural interest and require appropriate management and protection measures. Natural properties may be terrestrial or marine areas.  This dataset contains only the cultural and natural World Heritage sites, for the cultural and non-natural sites visit Historic Environment Scotland.

Licence

Available under the Open Government Licence 

Acknowledgment:  Contains SNH information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

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