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Ha Long Bay. ©UNESCO 2011
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Ha Long Bay

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Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. Because of their precipitous nature, most of the islands are uninhabited and unaffected by a human presence. The site's outstanding scenic beauty is complemented by its great biological interest



This video is part of the DVD "Tides of Time, 2011. The crown jewels of the ocean", and it is published as part of the innovative multimedia campaign launched in 2008 by UNESCO, Jaeger-LeCoultre and the International Herald Tribune.

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Place/Country: Viet Nam
Type: Documentary
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Credits: Manoel de Oliveira, director. Jaeger-LeCoultre, producer ; International Herald Tribune, producer. UNESCO WHC, co-producer.
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Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 219553

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