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UNESCO and the U.S. national interest

Walter H. C. Laves

UNESCO and the U.S. national interest

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by Walter H. C. Laves

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Published by G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unesco

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    Statementby Walter H.C. Laves
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18157304M

    Having already bagged the UNESCO awards for Best Prime Minister in the World, Best National Anthem in the World, and Best Currency Note in the World (which we won for the GPS-enabled ₹2, note. The United States has 62 protected areas known as national parks that are operated by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the al parks must be established by an act of the United States Congress.A bill creating the first national park, Yellowstone, was signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant in , followed by Mackinac National Park in Grand Canyon National Park is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in , the park is located in northwestern Arizona. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World.


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