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Barberton Mountains declared Unesco World Heritage Site

Barberton Mountains declared Unesco World Heritage Site The Barberton Mountain Land, or the Barberton Greenstone Belt, in Mpumalanga, is declared a Unesco’s World Heritage Site (WHS), as the region contains some of the most widely accepted fossil evidence for Archaean life, dating back 3.5 billion years. A major drive for international recognition of the mountains started a few years ago and is finally bearing fruit. The Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains in Mpumalanga have officially been declared a Unesco World Heritage Site (WHS) after being on [...]