Wadi Al-Hitan ("Whale Valley")

Wadi Al-Hitan (Arabic: وادي الحيتان‎, "Whale Valley") is a paleontological site in the Al Fayyum Governorate of Egypt, some 150 km southwest of Cairo. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 2005 for its hundreds of fossils of some of the earliest forms of whale, the archaeoceti (a now extinct sub-order of whales).
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