World heritage site nominations
Saturday 22 August 1998
THE INDUSTRIAL landscape of Wales, Cornish tin mines and the Forth Rail Bridge in Scotland are being proposed as modern-day wonders of the world. Chris Smith, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, yesterday announced 32 recommendations to join the Great Wall of China and Taj Mahal on the United Nations' list of world heritage sites. Consultation is invited on the proposals.
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