Category: North America

Haida House in SGang Gwaay Ninstints Canada
Posted in Canada, North America

SGang Gwaay Ninstints

Ninstints (Nans Dins) is a village in SGang Gwaay, Canada. The ruins of Haida homes and their carved tombstones and memorial poles show their art and lifestyle.

Red Bay Basque Whaling Station Newfoundland
Posted in Canada, North America

Red Bay National Historic Site

Red Bay Basque Whaling Station, a Labrador fishing place in Canada, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013 for its underwater archaeology.

Mistaken Point Fossils
Posted in Canada, North America

Mistaken Point Newfoundland

Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve is a wild area in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, that was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016.

Mountain Goat, Tatshenshini Alsek Park Canada
Posted in Canada, North America

Tatshenshini Alsek Provincial Park

Tatshenshini Alsek Provincial Park, Canada, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is part of the Kluane-Wrangell-St. Elias-Glacier Bay-Tatshenshini-Alsek park system

Dall Sheep, Alaska mountain, Wrangell St Elias
Posted in USA, North America

Wrangell St Elias National Park

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in Alaska is the largest national park in the US with over 13 million acres, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.

Monticello Thomas Jefferson's Home
Posted in USA, North America

Monticello Thomas Jefferson

Monticello Thomas Jefferson: Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville were added to the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1987.

Taliesin West Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture Photo
Posted in USA, North America

Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture

The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright is a group of eight buildings across the United States that are all UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Crandell Lake in Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
Posted in North America, Canada, USA

Waterton Glacier International Peace Park

Waterton Glacier International Peace Park, includes Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada and Glacier National Park in the US, are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

El Arco de Cabo, Gulf of California
Posted in Mexico, North America

Gulf of California

Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a large inlet of the eastern Pacific Ocean along the northwestern coast of Mexico.

Head Sculpture image of El Tajin, Mexico
Posted in Mexico, North America

El Tajin Veracruz

El Tajin, Veracruz, was named after the Totonac rain god and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 for its cultural and architectural significance.

Mina El Eden image of Zacatecas, Mexico
Posted in Mexico, North America

Zacatecas Mexico

Zacatecas shows how money was made at a terrible cost. Mexican indigenous slaves mined silver, gold, iron, copper, and zinc in terrible conditions.

Grand Pre Church, Nova Scotia Canada
Posted in Canada, North America

Grand Pre Nova Scotia

Landscape of Grand Pre, Nova Scotia, is a great example of how the first European settlers learned to live on the Atlantic coast of North America.