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geopark,

area identified by UNESCO as encompassing one or more sites of geological as well as archaeological, ecological, or cultural importance. The Global Network of National Geoparks was officially created under UNESCO's aegis in 2004. Geoparks are popular tourist destinations, important protected regions of geological heritage, and areas of geoscientific research and education.
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The locations include Wai'ao Twin Lion Beach, Sun Moon Lake Bikeway, Nanya Rocks, Yehliu Geopark, Sun Moon Lake Restaurant, Checheng Train Station, Rainbow Village, Old Caoling Belt Bikeway, Yinhe Cave, Sun Moon Lake Shuishe Pier, and Fengjia Night Market.
The re-evaluation of Langkawi's status as a Unesco Global Geopark ended today on a positive note, giving hope that the island will be able to retain this honour for the third time.
UNESCO is ready to support Uzbekistan's initiative to create the first geopark in the country and throughout the CIS, as well as to hold a joint conference on this topic next year, Kristine Tovmasyan, Head of the Natural Sciences Sector in Central Asia (UNESCO) said at a briefing on the results of the First International Geotourism Forum in Shakhrisabz city of Uzbekistan.
EXPLORE THE GEOPARK BY CANOE Date: Saturday 27 th July 2019 at 2:00pm Location: Cavan Canoe Centre, GPS: 54.03, -7.43 PS: Child - [euro]15 Adult - [euro]25 Why not see our Geopark from a different perspective!
Volunteers running Fort William-based Lochaber Geopark have made a plea for funds so they can keep visitor centres open and offer new educational activities.
GeoPark Limited has entered into Ecuador through the acquisition of the Espejo and Perico blocks.
New York: Fitch Ratings views yesterday's announcement by GeoPark Limited (IDR B+/Stable) of an acquisition agreement with LG International as credit neutral.
14 March 2019 - Chile-based oil and gas exploration company GeoPark Ltd.
GeoPark announced its entry into Ecuador through the acquisition of the Espejo and Perico blocks.
'As a first step towards promoting a geopark in the Al Huqf region, a state-of-the-art tourist map will highlight the diverse tourism and geoheritage attractions and tourism services in the area, enabling visitors to have an overview of the region and to discover its attractions,' the ministry stated.
Prior to 2011, he was CFO and head of Corporate Development of GeoPark. He was a key member of the GeoPark executive team that established its asset base and subsequently listed the company on the Alternative Investment Market.