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Grose Valley from Butterbox Point
Grose Valley from Butterbox Point
photo: Aaron Spence
The
GBMWHE
Website


The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Experience


GBMWHA map
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map taken from the Greater Blue
Mountains World Heritage Nomination
The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area

Located less than 60kms from Sydney, the GBMWHA consists of 8 national parks and reserves, and covers an area of over a million hectares (10,000 km2).

The national parks and reserves being:
  ♦  Blue Mountains
  ♦  Gardens of Stone
  ♦  Wollemi
  ♦  Yengo
  ♦  Kanangra-Boyd
  ♦  Thirlmere Lakes, and
  ♦  Nattai National Parks, and
  ♦  Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve.

World Heritage Areas are listed by UNESCO as places of special cultural or natural significance.

Together with the Colong Foundation, the Society was a major player in gaining the listing in November 2000.

The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Nomination contains detailed information and stunning images.


The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Experience website

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The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Experience is an interactive website that contains over two hundred 360 degree panoramas of the GBMWHA, plus still images of landscapes, flora and fauna, and stories and experiences.

The Society created this website to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the GBMWHA's listing in November 2010.

Ian Brown & Aaron Spence at Kevins Watch
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Ian Brown & Aaron Spence at Kevins Watch

Panedia's Aaron Spence took the panoramas and many of the words and still images are Ian Brown's. Their skills and creative talent are much appreciated.

Of particular note are the following panoramas -
  ♦  dawn at Mt Hay
  ♦  inside Jenolan Caves,
  ♦  the Grose and Jamieson Valley lookouts,
  ♦  Wollemi Canyons,
  ♦  Kanangra Falls,
  ♦  Thirlmere Lakes,
  ♦  Dunns Swamp,
  ♦  the Gardens of Stone, and
  ♦  a visit into the Kedumba Valley.

The stunning interactive panoramas can be used on your website, for FREE.



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