Krasnokutsky arboretum is one of the oldest arboretums in Ukraine, whose history goes back over 200 years. Presumably founded in 1793. Located in a picturesque area of the Kharkiv region on the outskirts of the village of Krasnokutsk in the village of Osnovintsy. Subordinate Krasnokutskoy station gardening. The park was laid by landowner Ivan Nazarovich Karazin, the brother of the founder of Kharkov University.
At first, the Krasnokutsky arboretum was a local architectural monument – the security number 717 of the List of Monuments, approved by the decision of the Kharkiv Regional Executive Committee of March 5, 1992. Continue reading
Ahaggar is a highland located in the south of Algeria, in the central part of the Sahara, east of the city of Tamanrasset. Ahaggar is the foundation of the Sahara platform, which came to the surface 2 billion years ago. Within the highlands, young lava plateaus also stand out: Tassilin-Adjer, Tassilin-Adrar, Tassilin-Anakhev, Tassilin-Atakor and Tassilin-Tahalra.
The unusual cliffs of Ahaggara always amazed the people and created mysterious legends. The indigenous inhabitants of the highlands, Tuareg, believe in jinn, who, fighting to the last, petrified in the form of rocks. A more humane version of the legend says that the remnants are traces of the battles of giant creatures. Continue reading
Yellowstone National Park in the northwestern part of Wyoming was founded in 1872. This is the first national park in the world, famous for its geothermal landscape and geysers, including the strikingly punctual “old warrior”.
Yellowstone National Park is a biosphere reserve and, thanks to its unique topography, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Most of the park is located in Wyoming, issuing in the neighboring states of Montana and Idaho. Continue reading