Coastal and Maritime Cultural Heritage (CMCH)

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Definition

CMCH can be definied as "a set of tangible and intangible items linked to human activities and interactions taking place within coastal and marine (geographical or cultural) areas in the past, the present and imagined future"[1].


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Fishermen's sheds in Kauko, Pyhäjoki, Finland. Copyright: S. Tikkanen.

  1. Ounanian, Kristen et al. 2018: Synthesis paper of the three pillars concept for sustainable CH utilization: Conceptualizing Coastal and Maritime Cultural Heritage through Communities of Meaning and Participation in PERICLES Project Report D2.3