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Bikin River Valley Nomination Transferred to World Heritage Centre

After the necessary endorsements with the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the package of the documents for representing the Bikin River Valley territory (Primorsky Kray) on the World Heritage List has been transferred to the World Heritage Centre. The territory is nominated within the boundaries of the Bikin National Park created in 2015 in order to extend the Central Sikhote-Alin site.

The works on preparing the Bikin River Valley nomination were carried out by the Natural Heritage Protection Fund, Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Far-Eastern Branch of the RAS, and D.V. Likhachev Institute of the Natural and Cultural Heritage with the financial support of the Amur Branch of WWF Russia from 2009 to 2016.

Bikin River Valley nomination