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UNESCO World Heritage

On June 26th 2009 the Dolomites have been inscribed in the World Heritage List because of their exceptional beauty and unique landscape and scientific importance from the geological and geomorphological point of view.
UNESCO has so far approved 689 cultural, 176 natural and 25 mixed properties in 148 countries in the world.

  1. Pelmo-Croda da Lago
  2. Marmolada
  3. Pale di San Martino, Pale di San Lucano,
  4. Dolomit Bellunesi, Vette Feltrine, Dolomiti Friulane, Dolomitis Furlanis, Dolomiti d'Oltre Piave
  5. Dolomiti Settentrionali (our Dolomites around Alta Badia and the Sporthotel Panorama)
  6. Puez-Odle (our Dolomites around Alta Badia and the Sporthotel Panorama)
  7. Sciliar-Catinaccio
  8. Rio delle Foglie
  9. Dolomiti di Brenta

"The nine components of The Dolomites World Heritage property protect a series of highley distinctive mountain landscapes that are of exceptional natural beauty. Their dramatic verical and pale coloured peaks in a variety of diestinctive sculpural forms is extra-ordinary in a global context. This property also contains an internationally important combination of Earth science values. The quantity and concetration
of highly varied limestone formations is extraordinary in a global context, whilst the superbly exposed geology provides an insight into the recovery of marine life in the Triassic period, after the greatest extinction event recorded in the history of life on Earth.
The sublime, monumetal and colourful landscapes of the Dolomites have also long atttacted hosts of travellers and a history of scientific and artistic interpretations of its values."
(Declaration of outstanding universal value, World Heritage Committee Seville 26.06.2009)

"J'ai donc observé que les montagnes du Tyrol, dont les sommets, sont formées de roches composées de differentes espèces, les unes en masses, le plus grand nombre fissiles. Le prolongment de ces bancs forme ces pointes aigues, ces crêtes qui caracterisnet et indiquent de loin le montagnes dites primitives..."
Déodat de Dolomieu 1791

"They are unlike any other mountans, and are to be seen nowhere else among the Alps. They arrest the attention by the singularity and picturesqueness of their forms, by their sharp peaks of horns, sometimes rising up in pinnacles and obelisks, at others extending in serrated ridges, teethed like the jaw of an alligator...
John Murray 1837 

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