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iSimangaliso Wetland Park. ©UNESCO-WHC 2008
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iSimangaliso Wetland Park

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The story of Isimangaliso Wetland Park, is a marine site with terrestrial components and its dunes, formed over the past 25,000 years, rise up to 170 metres. But what matters is underneath them: the dunes contain mineral wealth, including titanium, ilmenite, rutile and zircon.

This video is part of Tides of Time, 2008, an interactive DVD featuring footage of 6 UNESCO world heritage marine sites. The DVD was produced by UNESCO World Heritage in partnership with Jaeger-LeCoultre and the International Herald Tribune

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Place/Country: Isimangaliso, South Africa
Type: Documentary
Credits: Jaeger-LeCoultre, producer ; International Herald Tribune, producer. UNESCO WHC, co-producer.
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Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 219876

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