A biodiverse ecosystem with massive annual wildlife migrations, a huge intact caldera, and important hominid fossil finds.
An enormous cave system containing intricate rock formations that demonstrate. millions of years of geological processes.
A fjord in Greenland where a very active glacier called Sermeq Kujalleq calves enormous icebergs into the sea: a breathtaking sight.
An area of dramatic mountainous scenery, dense forests, glacial lakes and deep canyons.
A desert landscape known for its beauty as well as its archeological importance.
Viniculture in a hostile environment made possible through human ingenuity.
The world’s largest and deepest fjords, and breathtakingly beautiful.
A constantly-changing area where the continental rift, volcanoes and glaciers dramatically interact.
A natural cave complex with extensive and varied rock formations.
A large Amazonian forest with unusual rock formations and ancient rock paintings.
A site containing fossils of the earliest complex organisms, marking an important turning point in evolutionary history.
A lovely city that illustrates Spanish colonial-era architecture, city planning, and culture.
A vast wilderness area of great natural beauty with mountains, fjords, sounds, rainforests, glaciers, and a range of fauna and flora.
A stunning landscape of granite pinnacles in a nature reserve protecting endemic species.
More than 1000 cave dwellings, churches and other rock-cut structures going back centuries.
A region visibly shaped by its long-standing slate quarry industry.
A coastline with 185 million years of interesting rock formations, invaluable for our understanding of geology and related sciences.
Seven parks encompassing all the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies with magnificent mountain scenery.
Stunning waterfalls and lakes formed by natural tufa barriers.
An area of seaside cliffs comprising polygonal stone columns that seemingly form a “pavement.”
Four Indian Ocean islands with extraordinary biodiversity and distinct endemic species.
Megalithic tombs and the natural features that align with them.
A spectacular nature preserve centered around Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa.
An area of natural beauty which illustrates the process of continental drift.
Two active volcanoes and a protected habitat for endemic flora and fauna.
A spectacular landscape of karst landforms, lakes and waterfalls, home to a range of endangered species.
A stunning natural landscape and seascape of tall limestone pillars and islands.
A vast gorge cut over the ages by the Colorado River, revealing 2 billion years of geologic history.
A vast nature preserve hosting many species that once roamed North America, as well as a large number of active geothermal sites.
A stunning rural landscape of steep karst mountains, river valleys, rice fields and villages.
Perched on high rocks, these monasteries served as places of retreat and prayer for monastic communities.
A unique natural environment of dramatic landscapes and ecosystems representing evolutionary history.
A very remote location with dramatic beehive rock formations.
Bedrock eroded by glaciers makes for an exceptionally beautiful natural environment of cliffs, sequoia groves, waterfalls and meadows.
Remains of a copper mining area that influenced the mining industry worldwide.
Historically important to the nation of Iceland, geologically dramatic as well.