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Crescent City in Del Norte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Redwood National Park

UNESCO World Heritage Site

 
 
Redwood National Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, September 16, 2021
1. Redwood National Park Marker
Inscription.  
Through the collective recognition of the Community of Nations expressed within the Principles of the Convention concerning Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, Redwood National Park has been designated a World Heritage Site and joins a select list of protected areas around the world whose outstanding natural and cultural resources form the common inheritance of all mankind.
 
Erected 1980 by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites series list.
 
Location. 41° 45.18′ N, 124° 11.651′ W. Marker is in Crescent City, California, in Del Norte County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 2nd Street and K Street. Located in the courtyard of the Crescent City Information Center of Redwood National and State Parks. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1111 2nd St, Crescent City CA 95531, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crescent City Tsunami, 1964 (a few steps from this marker); Tsunamis are Synonymous With Crescent City (within shouting distance of this marker); Tsunami ! (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tetrapod (approx. 0.2 miles away); S.S. Emidio (approx. 0.2 miles away); Remembering Billy Boone (approx. ¼ mile away); Dedication to Henry Sause, Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battery Point Lighthouse (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crescent City.
 
Regarding Redwood National Park. California State Parks and Redwood National Park cooperatively manage Jedediah Smith, Del Norte Coast, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Parks and Redwood National Park to better protect the resource and serve the public. These parks are jointly recognized as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
 
Redwood National Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, September 16, 2021
2. Redwood National Park Marker
The marker is under the overhang of the building.
Sign at Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, September 16, 2021
3. Sign at Street
Redwood National Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, September 14, 2021
4. Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, September 14, 2021
5. Redwood National Park
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, September 15, 2021
6. Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 16, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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