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Oman 2020 Adventure Tourism
Wadi Qa`sha is located north of the town of Tanuf in northern Oman. It is a narrow river valley flanked by massive Paleozoic sandstone walls.
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Georgia 2012 EUROPA – Visit Georgia
Gergeti is a glacier in the Kazbegi District in northern Georgia. Most of the glacier is located within an old and eroded volcanic caldera, whereas Mt. Kazbek is a volcanic cone at the edge of the caldera.
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Armenia 1993 Landscapes
Garni Gorge in central Armenia is known for its cliff walls of well-preserved basalt columns, carved out by the Azat River.
Arpa River Canyon in southern Armenia is carved out from a plateau of Paleogene sedimentary rock formations.
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Azerbaijan 2017 The Nature of Azerbaijan
Ilandag is one of the rocky peaks that are scattered throughout the central Nakhchivan plains. This andesite-dacite volcanic neck is flanked by Tertiary igneous rocks above the alluvial plain.
Some 350 mud volcanoes are located in the South Caspian Basin. Eruption of heated mud slurry is caused mainly by abnormal geopressure and prevalent leakage of nature gas in this petroleum-rich basin.

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Azerbaijan 2019 The Nature of Nakhichevan
Göygöl is a natural impounded lake situated at the footsteps of Murovdag, in the Lesser Caucasus. It was created in 1139 AD after an earthquake. The lake is flanked by Jurassic limestone formation dotted with basalt extrusions.
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Uzbekistan 2004 Kitab State Geological Reserve
Kitab State Geological Reserve, now a National Nature Park, is located in the Kitab region on the spurs of the Zarafshan range. Devonian siliceous and carbonate sediments deposited in the ancient Tethys Sea are rich in marine fossils. The area also features river valley with tilted limestone outcrops.
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Kazakhstan 2001 Mountains
Sharyn Canyon is located in the Uygur District. The 90 km long canyon features eroded red sandstone formation along the banks of Sharyn River, a 427 km long river originated from the Tian Shan Mountains.
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Kyrgyzstan 2017 Pearls of Kyrgyz Nature
Kel-Suu Lake is located in the Kurumduk Valley in the Tian Shan mountain range. The alpine lake (surface elevation 3,500 m) is surrounded by cliffs of Carboniferous limestone formation.
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Tajikistan 2005 Water for Life
Sarez Lake was created by a natural dam on the Murghab River formed during the 1911 Sarez earthquake. It is surrounded by Pamir Mountains which comprises Jurassic and Triassic limestone, sandstone and shale formations.
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Pakistan 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism
Nanga Parbat (8126 m above sea level) lies at the western termination of the Himalaya mountain chain. This massif of granitic and metasedimentary gneisses has been exhumed from great depth over a short period of geological time.
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India 2006 Himalayan Lakes
Roop Kund is a small glacial lake in the Uttarakhand state of India. It lies in the lap of Trishul, a group of mountains of the Higher Himalayas which comprise psammitic metamorphic rocks.
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Nepal 1987 Mount Kanjiroba
Mount Kanjiroba is the highest peak of the Kanjiroba Himal, a mountain range in the Tibetan-Tethys Himalayas Sequence. It comprises Cambrian to Tertiary argillo-arenaceous limestone.
Nepal 1975 Ganesh Himal
Ganesh Himal is a mountain range in the Central Himalayas with nine peaks. It belongs to the High Himalayan Crystalline Sequence and comprises Precambrian gneiss and quartzite.


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Nepal 1971 Tourism
Mount Everest is located in the Mahalangur Himal, a section of the Himalayas that includes four of Earth's six highest peaks. The mountain is composed mostly of metamorphosed sedimentary rocks and is capped by fossil-bearing Ordovician limestone.
Kangchenjunga is located in the Kangchenjunga Himal, which is part of the High Himalayan Crystalline Sequence. Its leucogranite peaks are flanked by Precambrian to Ordovician metamorphic rock formations and are carved by glaciation.

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Bhutan 2002 Mountains
Jomolhari (7326m above sea level) is located in western Bhutan, in the Tibetan-Tethys Himalayas Sequence. It is an isolated leucogranite body surrounded by Paleozoic and Mesozoic sedimentary rocks.
Teri Gang (7300m above sea level) is located in northern Bhutan, in the Tibetan-Tethys Himalayas Sequence. It comprises strongly folded and imbricated, weakly metamorphosed sedimentary rocks.

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Sri Lanka 2003 World Biodiversity Day
Seven Maidens (Saptha Kanya) is a mountain range located near Maskeliya in the central highlands of Sri Lanka. It is a group of outcrops of Pan-African granulites, a Proterozoic high-grade metamorphic rock.
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