Near Soufrière, Saint Lucia — Caribbean Region (Lesser Antilles)
The Pitons World Heritage Site
The Pitons Management Area (PMA) was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a natural site on Wednesday, 30th June 2004 at the 28th session of the World Heritage Committee.
The status as a World Heritage Site was conferred on the basis of Criterion I (outstanding examples representing major stages of earth’s history) and Criterion III (superlative natural phenomena or areas of exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic importance) for natural sites.
The Government and People of Saint Lucia Pledge to safeguard the integrity of the PMA as a World Heritage site Consistent With the values, principles and policies outlined in the Charter for the Pitons which was signed at Soufriere on 26th January 2003.
By Her Excellency Danie Pearlette Lousiy, Governor General of Saint Lucia
We further commit to uphold the standards established by the World Heritage Convention and to maintain the PMA as one of “outstanding universal value”.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization marker series.
Location. 13° 52.162′ N, 61° 2.721′ W. Marker is near Soufrière, Soufrière. Touch for map. The marker is on the main
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Rivière Dorée Grace Church (approx. 11.7 kilometers away in Choiseul); Inniskilling Fusiliers: 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot (approx. 15.2 kilometers away in Castries); 27th Inniskilling Regiment (approx. 15.2 kilometers away in Castries); William Arthur Lewis (approx. 15.3 kilometers away in Castries); Government House Saint Lucia (approx. 16 kilometers away in Castries); World Wars Memorial (approx. 16.6 kilometers away in Castries); Sir William Arthur Lewis (approx. 16.6 kilometers away in Castries); The “Cannon” at Walcott Place (approx. 16.6 kilometers away in Castries).
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.