Highlands Ahaggar
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…

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The largest territory occupied by forest
For the Boreal coniferous forest of Eurasia, the Turkish-Tatar name "taiga" was fixed. Taiga forms a belt, sometimes reaching a width of 2,000 km and covering the entire globe. This…

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Nature Reserve Mokolodi
The Mokolodi Nature Reserve is not large, but it is in a very convenient place for tourists - just 10 km from the capital of Botswana, the city of Gaborone.…

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Zhiguli State Biosphere Reserve

In the Samara region, on the Samara Luka (in the bend of the Volga river), between the Kuibyshev and Saratov reservoirs, the state natural Zhiguli reserve is located.
The Zhiguli State Nature Reserve, with an area of ​​2500 hectares, was organized in 1927. In 1932, the Seredysh and Shalyga Islands were annexed. In 1935 – the first renaming: the reserve became “Kuibyshevsky”. Its area began to be 10,000 hectares. Zhiguli Reserve The attitude to natural resources in the USSR was different than today. Continue reading

The most beautiful caves in the world

Planet Earth is filled with places that are beyond description. There is not enough beauty and wealth of the language to convey the feelings that they cause when you see them for the first time. Green forests and high mountains, lakes with clear water, white sand beaches, volcanoes and powerful waterfalls, glaciers and hot geysers are only a small part of what the planet can hit. Continue reading

“Desert white sands”

The desert of white sands is probably the most unusual desert in the world. Unusual as its color and material. White expanses look like snow dunes, but in reality it is plaster. Animals and plants that have adapted to life here are few. The total area of ​​the desert is about 280 kilometers. The desert is visited by many tourists, a proposal was made to include it on the UNESCO World Heritage List, but this is not possible due to military bases located nearby. Continue reading

Natural Park Gorbea
The Gorbea Natural Park is spread in the northern part of Spain between the provinces of Biscay and Alava in an area of ​​200 km². It is fed by short,…

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Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve
The Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve is a natural area 50 km east of the Akhtuba River, created to preserve the intact semi-desert areas of the Astrakhan Region. The reserve is located in…

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Marble Falls and the "green heart" of Italy
In Umbria, in the so-called “green heart” of Italy, not far from the city of Terni and at the confluence of two rivers, the Nera and Velino, is one of…

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Slovak Karst
Slovak Karst is a picturesque mountain range in Eastern Slovakia, which is famous for its unique forms of karst topography, beautiful canyons and clear mountain rivers. The natural territory began…

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