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Idrija
UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE OFFICIAL NAME Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija TYPE Cultural CRITERIA ii, iv DESIGNATED 2012 (36th session ) REFERENCE NO. 1313 STATE PARTY Spain REGION Europe and North America IDRIJA (pronounced ( listen ); Italian and German : Idria ) is a town in western Slovenia
Slovenia
. It is the seat of the Municipality of Idrija
Idrija
. It is located in the traditional region of the Slovenian Littoral and is in the Gorizia Statistical Region . It is notable for its mercury mine with stores and infrastructure, as well as miners' living quarters, and a miners' theatre. Together with the Spanish mine at Almadén
Almadén
, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012. In 2011, Idrija
Idrija
was given the Alpine Town of the Year award
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New Idria, California
NEW IDRIA was an unincorporated town in San Benito County, California . It was named after the New Idria Mercury Mine , which closed in 1972, resulting in a ghost town . CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 History * 3 Environmental concerns in the area * 4 Mineral collecting * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links GEOGRAPHYThe area is inside Area code 831
Area code 831
. It is included in the Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District and the Panoche Elementary School District. San Benito Mountain , elevation 5,241 feet (1,597 m), is located 3.6 miles (5.8 km) southeast. The nearest city is King City along U.S. Route 101
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Boojum Tree
FOUQUIERIA COLUMNARIS, the BOOJUM TREE or CIRIO (American Spanish: ) is a tree in the ocotillo family , whose other members include the ocotillos . It is nearly endemic to the Baja California Peninsula (both the northern and southern states), with only a small population in the Sierra Bacha of Sonora
Sonora
, Mexico
Mexico
. The plant's English name, Boojum, was given by Godfrey Sykes of the Desert Laboratory in Tucson, Arizona and is taken from Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll
's poem "The Hunting of the Snark ". CONTENTS * 1 Distribution * 2 Description * 3 References * 4 External links DISTRIBUTIONThe peculiar distribution pattern of the mainland boojums has led Mexican botanists to conclude that they were probably transplanted to the mainland by the indigenous Seri people , who lived in this area and still live on communal property south of this location
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Slovenia
Coordinates : 46°07′N 14°49′E / 46.117°N 14.817°E / 46.117; 14.817 Republic of Slovenia _Republika Slovenija_ (Slovene ) _ Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: Zdravljica _ _A Toast_ Location of Slovenia (dark green) – in Europe
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Slovenian Littoral
The SLOVENE LITTORAL (Slovene : Primorska, pronounced ( listen ); Italian : Litorale; German : Küstenland) is one of the five traditional regions of Slovenia
Slovenia
. Its name recalls the former Austrian Littoral (Avstrijsko Primorje), the Habsburg possessions on the upper Adriatic coast, of which the Slovene Littoral was part. CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 History * 3 Gallery * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links GEOGRAPHY See also: Slovene Riviera The region forms the westernmost part of Slovenia, bordering with the Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Friuli-Venezia Giulia
. It stretches from the Adriatic Sea
Adriatic Sea
in the south up to the Julian Alps in the north. The Slovene Littoral comprises two traditional provinces: Goriška and Slovenian Istria
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Statistical Regions Of Slovenia
The STATISTICAL REGIONS OF SLOVENIA are 12 administrative entities created in 2000 for legal and statistical purposes. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Sources * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYBy a decree of 2000 Slovenia has been divided into 12 statistical regions (NUTS -3 level), which are grouped in two cohesion regions (NUTS-2 level). which replace the historical regions of the country
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Gorizia Statistical Region
The GORIZIA STATISTICAL REGION (Slovene : Goriška statistična regija) is a statistical region in western Slovenia
Slovenia
, along the border with Italy
Italy
. It is named after the Italian town of Gorizia
Gorizia
(the feminine adjective goriška comes from the Slovenian name for Gorizia: Gorica). The Julian Alps, the Soča River, and the Vipava Valley are the most prominent natural features of this region. It contributed just over 5% to total national GDP in 2012, but in terms of GDP per capita it ranked fourth in the country. In the same year, disposable income per capita in the region the highest, in second place behind the Central Slovenia
Slovenia
Statistical Region . Housing stock estimates indicate that at the end of 2013 the region had the highest share of dwellings with three or more rooms (around 70%). The share of single-room dwellings was less than 10%
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Municipalities Of Slovenia
SLOVENIA is divided into 212 municipalities (_občine_, singular – _občina _), of which 11 have urban status. Municipalities are further divided into local communities and districts. Slovene is an official language of all the municipalities. Hungarian is a second official language of 3 municipalities in Prekmurje : Dobrovnik/Dobronak, Hodoš/Hodos and Lendava/Lendva. Italian is a second official language of 4 municipalities (of which one has urban status) in the Slovene Littoral : Ankaran/Ancarano, Izola/Isola, Koper/Capodistria and Piran/Pirano. In the EU statistics the municipalities of Slovenia are classified as "local administrative unit 2" (LAU 2), below 58 Administrative units (_upravne enote_) which are LAU 1. CONTENTS * 1 English names * 2 List of Slovenian municipalities * 3 City municipalities * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links ENGLISH NAMESThe Slovene names have the word "Občina" in front, e.g
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Municipality Of Idrija
The MUNICIPALITY OF IDRIJA (pronounced ; Slovene : Občina Idrija) is a municipality in the Gorizia region of western Slovenia
Slovenia
. The seat of the municipality is the town of Idrija
Idrija
. The municipality is located in the traditional region of the Slovenian Littoral
Slovenian Littoral
and is in the Gorizia statistical region . HISTORYFor the history of the town of Idrija
Idrija
itself, see Idrija
Idrija
. Near the town of Idrija
Idrija
there was an archeological find of an approximately 43,100 year-old juvenile cave bear femur at Divje Babe
Divje Babe
, which may be a prehistoric flute
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Köppen Climate Classification
KöPPEN CLIMATE CLASSIFICATION is one of the most widely used climate classification systems. It was first published by Russian German climatologist Wladimir Köppen
Wladimir Köppen
in 1884, with several later modifications by Köppen, notably in 1918 and 1936. Later, German climatologist Rudolf Geiger (1954, 1961) collaborated with Köppen on changes to the classification system, which is thus sometimes called the KöPPEN–GEIGER CLIMATE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM. The Köppen climate classification
Köppen climate classification
system has been further modified, within the Trewartha climate classification
Trewartha climate classification
system in the middle 1960s (revised in 1980). The Trewartha system sought to create a more refined middle latitude climate zone, which was one of the criticisms of the Köppen system (the C climate group was too broad)
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Oceanic Climate
An OCEANIC CLIMATE (also known as MARINE, WEST COAST and MARITIME) is the Köppen classification of the climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool but not cold winters , with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental , subarctic and highland climates. Oceanic climates are defined as having a monthly mean temperature below 22 °C (72 °F) in the warmest month, and above 0 °C (32 °F) in the coldest month. It typically lacks a dry season , as precipitation is more evenly dispersed throughout the year
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World Heritage Site
A WORLD HERITAGE SITE is a landmark or area which has been officially recognized by the United Nations
United Nations
, specifically by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO
UNESCO
). Sites are selected on the basis of having cultural, historical, scientific or some other form of significance, and they are legally protected by international treaties. UNESCO
UNESCO
regards these sites as being important to the collective interests of humanity
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Heritage Of Mercury. Almadén And Idrija
HERITAGE OF MERCURY. ALMADéN AND IDRIJA is a joint UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage site in Almadén
Almadén
, Castile-La Mancha
Castile-La Mancha
, Spain
Spain
, and Idrija
Idrija
, Slovenia
Slovenia
. The property encompasses two mercury mining sites. In Almadén
Almadén
mercury has been extracted since Antiquity, while in Idrija it was first found in 1490. The sites bear testimony to the intercontinental trade in mercury which generated important exchanges between Europe and America over the centuries. The two sites represent the two largest mercury mines in the world and were operational until recent times. Mercury played an important role in extracting gold and silver from ores, dug in American mines
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World Heritage Committee
The WORLD HERITAGE COMMITTEE establishes the sites to be listed as UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage Sites . It decides about inscriptions on the World Heritage List and the List of World Heritage in Danger, monitors the state of conservation of the World Heritage properties, defines the use of the World Heritage Fund and allocates financial assistance upon requests from States Parties. It is composed of 21 state parties that are elected by the GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF STATES PARTIES for a four-year term. According to the World Heritage Convention, a committee member's term of office is for six years, however many states parties choose voluntarily to be Members of the Committee for only four years, in order to give other states' parties an opportunity to be on the committee. All members elected at the 15th General Assembly (2005) voluntarily decided to reduce their period of term of office from six to four years
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List Of World Heritage Sites In Europe
The following are LISTS OF WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN EUROPE: * List of World Heritage Sites in Southern Europe * List of World Heritage Sites in Western Europe * List of World Heritage Sites in Northern Europe * List of World Heritage Sites in Eastern Europe * v * t * e Lists of World Heritage Sites * Africa * AMERICAS * North America * Central America * Caribbean * South America * ASIA * Eastern * Northern and Central * Southeast * Southern * Western * EUROPE * Eastern * Northern * Southern * Western * Oceania ------------------------- * World Heritage in Danger * Former sites * By country * By year of inscription Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lists_of_World_Heritage_Sites_in_Europe additional terms may apply
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