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Tasmanian Wilderness
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Tasmanian Wilderness

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Mixed
Country: Australia
Best of: Island, Wilderness
In a region that has been subjected to severe glaciation, these parks and reserves, with their steep gorges, covering an area of over 1 million ha, constitute one of the last expanses of temperate rainforest in the world. Remains found in limestone caves attest to the human occupation of the area for more than 20,000 years. [More Details]
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Tasmanian Wilderness", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.