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Sanganeb Marine National Park
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Sanganeb Marine National Park

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Natural
Country: Sudan
Description:
The property consists of two separate areas: Sanganeb is an isolated, coral reef structure in the central Red Sea and the only atoll, 25 km off the shoreline of Sudan. The second element of the property is made up of Dungonab Bay and Mukkawar Island, situated 125 km north of Port Sudan. It includes a highly diverse system of coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass beds, beaches and islets. The site provides a habitat for populations of seabirds, marine mammals, fish, sharks, turtles and manta rays. Dungonab Bay also has a globally significant population of dugongs.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Sanganeb Marine National Park ", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.