PHOTOS: 8 Natural Wonders Added to UN Heritage List

PHOTOS: 8 Natural Wonders Added to UN Heritage List
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Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, Switzerland

A textbook example of mountain building through continental collision, this mountainous area in northeast Switzerland has been studied by geologists since the 1700s.

The area was named a UNESCO World Heritage site on July 8, 2008.

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—Photograph ) IUCN/Pedro Rosabal
 
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