- Federal Inventory of Landscapes and Natural Monuments
The "Federal Inventory of Landscapes and Natural Monuments" in
Switzerlandaims to protect landscapes of national importance. The inventory is part of a 1977 Ordinance of the Swiss Federal Council implementing the Federal Law on the Protection of Nature and Cultural Heritage.
The sites are of three types:
The inventory currently includes approx. 160 sites (1977: initially 65 sites, 1983: +55, 1996: +33, 1998: +9) covering 7806 km² (approx. 20 percent of Switzerland).
* [http://www.bafu.admin.ch/bln/index.html?lang=en Federal Inventory of Landscape and Natural Monuments of National Importance]
* Federal Commission for the Protection of Nature and Cultural Heritage (ENHK): [http://www.enhk.admin.ch/en/topics/landscapes-and-natural-monuments/index.html Landscapes and natural monuments]
EUNIS: [http://eunis.eea.europa.eu/designations-factsheet.jsp?fromWhere=en&idDesign=CH08&geoscope=34 Common Database on Designated Areas (CDDA): Switzerland - Landscapes and Natural Monuments of National Importance (CH08)]
* [http://umweltzustand.admin.ch/?reset_session&initialState=bln_inventar Map] de icon fr icon
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