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The High Coast (Swedish: Höga Kusten) is a part of the Swedish coast on the Gulf of Bothnia, situated around Örnsköldsvik and notable as the "type area" for research on isostacy, the phenomenon having been first recognised and studied there. UNESCO, while inscribing the area on the World Heritage List in 2000, remarked that "the High Coast site affords outstanding opportunities for the understanding of the important processes that formed the glaciated and land uplift areas of the Earth's surface". Categories: Finland geography stubs | Sweden geography stubs | Seas | Baltic Sea ... Örnsköldsvik (pronounced Orn-pholds-vik) is a city and a 6,418. ... UNESCO logo The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, commonly known as UNESCO, is a specialized agency of the United Nations system established in 1946. ... Elabana Falls is in Lamington National Park, part of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves World Heritage site in Queensland, Australia. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Glaciation, often called an ice age, is a geological phenomenon in which massive ice sheets form in the Arctic and Antarctic and advance toward the equator. ... Biological uplift refers to the theoretic prospect of upgrading the capacities of non-human animals or other intelligences. ...

External links

  • Official Höga Kusten website
  • Höga Kusten info, from Örnsköldsvik municipal website
  • Höga Kusten Bron

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The High Coast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (114 words)
The High Coast (Swedish: Höga Kusten) is a part of the Swedish coast on the Gulf of Bothnia, situated around Örnsköldsvik and notable as the "type area" for research on isostacy, the phenomenon having been first recognised and studied there.
UNESCO, while inscribing the area on the World Heritage List in 2000, remarked that "the High Coast site affords outstanding opportunities for the understanding of the important processes that formed the glaciated and land uplift areas of the Earth's surface".
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