Vietnam seeks UNESCO recognition for Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked relevant authorities to compile a dossier for submission to UNESCO for recognizing Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage site in the northern provinces of Bac Kan and Tuyen Quang as a world heritage site.

Vietnam seeks UNESCO recognition for Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage - ảnh 1
A view of Na Hang

The Na Hang Nature Reserve has 21,000 hectares of specialized forest, stunning natural landscapes and high biodiversity. It is home to more than 2,000 species of flora, hundreds of species of animals, birds, and fish, including those listed in the Vietnam Red Book and World Red Book.

Vietnam seeks UNESCO recognition for Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage - ảnh 2
Fairy Pond at Ba Be National Park (Photo: babenationalpark.com.vn)
Ba Be Lake, in the heart of the Ba Be National Park, is a rare freshwater lake on karst. More than 10,000 years ago, an earthquake caused a collapse of the subterranean Nang River, creating a natural dam which led to the formation of Ba Be Lake.

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