Dating sites in newzealand
Riversleigh has provided some of the earliest mammalian records from the middle Cenozoic.
The deposit at Naracoorte, Australia's largest, spans the much-more-recent Pleistocene epoch and the first migrations of humans to Australia.
The first three inscriptions from the region, the Great Barrier Reef, Kakadu National Park and the Willandra Lakes, were in 1981—three years after the list's creation.
In addition, the Tasmanian Wilderness is one of only two sites in the world that meet seven out of the ten criteria for World Heritage listing (Mount Tai in China being the other).
Due to naturally occurring mycorrhizal fungi present in the sand, it is the only place in the world where tall rainforest grows on sand.
This site was inscribed for its significance for geology and conservation.
It contains some of the best-preserved examples of ice-age megafauna.
A total of 67 nuclear weapons tests were conducted here by the United States between 19, including the detonation of the first hydrogen bomb in 1952.
The southern portion of the atoll surrounds its former lagoon, Te Nggano, which is now the largest lake in the Pacific Ocean.
The tests had significant consequences on the health of the surrounding environment and its inhabitants. The site contains many visible remains of the effects of nuclear testing.
The fallout from the Castle Bravo explosion in 1954 led to the most significant radiological contamination in U. Consists of three sites on the islands of Efate, Lelepa and Artok associated with Roy Mata, a 13th-century paramount chief whose social reforms have remained relevant to contemporary local society.
These two islands are the only two active volcanoes in the subantarctic, and were inscribed for their value to research in glaciology and geomorphic processes.
Over three-quarters of Heard Island is covered by glaciers.