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CLUES This attraction is part of Africa’s largest conservation area. The name of this area translates literally as “dead-end marsh.” A nearby river fills the large salt-and-clay pan during exceptional rainy seasons. Surrounding…

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CLUES This rare major inland delta system does not flow into an ocean or sea. The site has about 600,000 hectares of permanent swamps and about 1.2 million hectares of seasonally flooded grassland. Wildlife here has adapted its…

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CLUES This former Roman colony was founded in the first century, during the reign of the Emperor Nerva. The site has a large collection of mosaic pavings, illustrating myths and daily life. At 900 meters above sea level, the site…

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Clues This complex served as the home of the sovereigns of the Kingdom of Imerina in the 17th and 18th centuries. The number of structures rose to about 20 during the late 18th-century reign of King Andrianampoinimerina. By the late…

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CLUES Rome conquered this ancient Punic trading post and converted it into a base for the conquest of the kingdoms of Mauritania. The site comprises Byzantine, paleo-Christian, Phoenician and Roman ruins alongside other indigenous…

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CLUES Founded at the beginning of the 1st millennium B.C., this city started out as a Phoenician port. The city had existed for more than 600 years when one of its sons, Septimius Severus, became Roman emperor in 193 A.D. The Romans…