Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Tubbataha Reef - Philippines

The Tubbataha Reef was the last unesco card of 2010 and with this card sent by Jan "janbonivic", i've all the unesco sites from the Philippines.
Tubbataha Reef is an atoll coral reef located in the Sulu Sea of the Philippines. It is a marine sanctuary protected as Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park. It was declared as a Unesco World Heritage site in 1993.

"The Tubbataha Reef Marine Park covers 130,028 ha, including the North and South Reefs. It is a unique example of an atoll reef with a very high density of marine species; the North Islet serving as a nesting site for birds and marine turtles. The site is an excellent example of a pristine coral reef with a spectacular 100-m perpendicular wall, extensive lagoons and two coral islands." - in:

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