Organ Pipe Cactus in United States of America

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WDPA ID

2139

Reported Area

1338.82 km²

Data Provider

Remote Sensing Research Unit, University of California, Santa Barbara

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

GOBI Survey 2006

Attributes

Original Name Organ Pipe Cactus

English Designation UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Management Category Not Applicable

Status Designated

Type of Designation International

Status Year 1976

Sublocation US-AZ

Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

8 Protected Areas

  • United States of America
  • Mexico

Display options

Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge

Alto Golfo de California y El Pinacate UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

Organ Pipe Cactus UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve

Cabeza Prieta Wilderness

Organ Pipe Cactus Wilderness

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Cabeza Prieta

in United States of America

Cabeza Prieta

English Designation

National Wildlife Refuge

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

13771

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3462.5 km2

Alto Golfo de California y El Pinacate

in Mexico

Alto Golfo de California y El Pinacate

English Designation

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

198342

Year of Designation

Reported Area

16493.1 km2

El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar

in Mexico

El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar

English Designation

Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

Ia

WDPA ID

306790

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2695.1 km2

Cabeza Prieta

in United States of America

Cabeza Prieta

English Designation

Wilderness

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

366624

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3204.5 km2

Organ Pipe Cactus

in United States of America

Organ Pipe Cactus

English Designation

Wilderness

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

372765

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1257.2 km2

Organ Pipe Cactus

in United States of America

Organ Pipe Cactus

English Designation

National Monument

IUCN Category

V

WDPA ID

372766

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1331.9 km2

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve

in Mexico

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

555556046

Year of Designation

Reported Area

7145.7 km2