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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Talovskie Bowls
Talovskiye bowls are mineral springs rounded in shape, formed more than 10 thousand years ago in the territory of the Tomsk Region. The water in them is surrounded by travertine…

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Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is a wilderness area with rivers, lakes, waterfalls, cliffs and a rich flora and fauna. One of the brightest attractions is a rare natural phenomenon that occurs…

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Behind these old-timers

Yew-tree grove in Khost

The yew-box grove is a picturesque part of the Kolkhida forest, which is located on the southeastern slopes of Akhun mountain in the Khostinsky district of the Big Sochi resort. The nature monument occupies an area of ​​301 hectares and is part of the Caucasus Biosphere Reserve. Thousands of yew yews, Caucasian endemic plants and relict species that have survived on Earth since preglacial times grow here. For most of the year, the yew-boxwood grove is filled with bird singing. In the protected forest there are more than 50 rare species of flora and fauna under protection. The territory of the grove is unique and is included in the UNESCO list of natural World Heritage sites. Continue reading

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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Museum Reserve "Park Monrepo"
Mon Repos Park is a natural park located on Tverdysh Island. The main “attraction” of this place is, of course, nature with its unique landscapes. The picturesque landscapes of the…

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Ecological tourism or outdoor activities in the mountains of Altai
Altai has always been considered one of the most mysterious and mysterious places on the territory of Russia. Here, almost every stone and even a relatively nondescript river can have…

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Geologists have unraveled the mystery of the Himalayas and the Indian Plate
120-55 million years ago, India was the fastest tectonic plate in the history of the Earth, moving at a speed of 20 cm per year towards Eurasia. As a result…

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