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Cathedral of Notre-Dame

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Angie M

on 16 October 2012

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School Assignment Cathedral of Notre-Dame Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau Reims A United Nations Educational,Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage Site is a place that is listed because of its cultural or physical significance. World Heritage There are two types of World Heritage Sites.The first one is cultural and the second one is natural. Types of World Heritage Sites There are 10 criteria for a World Heritage.Cultural has 6 criteria and natural has 4 criteria.Each site must meet ONE of the criteria. Criteria Criteria Cultural Criteria Natural I have chosen Cathedral of Notre-Dame Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau Reims because it is built in France and it is historic and old. Government i) "to represent a masterpiece of human creative genius" ii) "to exhibit an important interchange of human values, over a span of time or within a cultural area of the world, on developments in architecture or technology, monumental arts, town-planning or landscape design" "to bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilization which is living or which has disappeared" iii) iv) "to be an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates significant stages in human history" "to be an outstanding example of a traditional human settlement, land-use, or sea-use which is representative of a culture (or cultures), or human interaction with the environment especially when it has become vulnerable under the impact of irreversible change" v) "to be directly or tangibly associated with events or living traditions, with ideas, or with beliefs, with artistic and literary works of outstanding universal significance. (The Committee considers that this criterion should preferably be used in conjunction with other criteria)" vi) "to contain superlative natural phenomena or areas of exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic importance" vii) "to be outstanding examples representing major stages of earth's history, including the record of life, significant on-going geological processes in the development of landforms, or significant geomorphic or physiographic features" viii) "to be outstanding examples representing significant on-going ecological and biological processes in the evolution and development of terrestrial, fresh water, coastal and marine ecosystems and communities of plants and animals" ix) "to contain the most important and significant natural habitats for in-situ conservation of biological diversity, including those containing threatened species of outstanding universal value from the point of view of science or conservation" x) It is important to protect and keep World Heritage Site safe so that future generations can see the historic significance
in the past.It also preserved the natural environment or buildings. Protect and Keep World Heritage Site Safe World Heritage Site The government maintained the World Heritage Site by preserving the buildings or natural environment because they are historic and old.The government go through a process to nominate the World Heritage Site. Location of World Heritage Site Cathedral of Notre-Dame Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau Reims is located in France. The Cathedral of Notre-Dame Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau Reims is important to France and its people because it was built in the 12th century and in 1233 several people died in the riot between the cathedral chapter and townsfolk Why is it important to the country and its people Website Bibliography http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Heritage_Site http://whc.unesco.org/en/criteria http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/601 Nomination process Tentative List i) The Nomination File ii) The Advisory Bodies iii) The World Heritage Committee iv) The Criteria for Selection v) http://whc.unesco.org/en/nominations http://www.google.com.au/imgres?q=Cathedral+of+Notre-Dame+Former+Abbey+of+Saint-Remi+and+Palace+of+Tau+Reims&num=10&hl=en&biw=1600&bih=799&tbm=isch&tbnid=VNN2Dk8nXB8w5M:&imgrefurl=http://www.
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