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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: South Africa,
Type: Documentary
Duration: 2 minutes
Credits: UNESCO WHC (publisher), Jaeger-LeCoultre (publisher), International Herald Tribune (publisher),
Published in: 2008
Library catalogue (UNESDOC):219876

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