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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Ecological tourism on Baikal
Taiga ... Steppes ... Crystal clear rivers ... All these natural beauties are able to attract tourists for a whole year. It is impossible to call a trip on Lake…

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Ust-Lensky State Nature Reserve
Ust-Lensky reserve is located in the "permafrost". The delta of the Lena River throughout its territory is occupied by polygonal and roller tundra swamps. The delta of the Lena River…

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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 to be protected in 1973, and in 2002, a national park was created here that has the status of a biosphere reserve. Since the mid-1990s, karst caves are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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The local mountains are composed of limestones and dolomites and consist of spacious karst plateaus and valleys. The highest point of the Slovak Karst rises almost 1000 meters above sea level. Continue reading

Reserve Gobustan

Gobustan is an archaeological reserve in Azerbaijan, south of Baku, on the territory of the Karadag and Absheron districts, which is a plain located between the south-eastern slope of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range and the Caspian Sea, and a part of the cultural landscape of rock carvings located on the territory of 537 hectares .

The name “Gobustan” comes from the Azerbaijani word “gobu”, which translates as “beam”. Thus, Gobustan is the land of ravines and beams. Continue reading

Bohemian Paradise Reserve

The Bohemian Paradise is a nature reserve of 181.5 square kilometers located in the northeastern part of the Czech Republic between the cities of Turnov, Mnikhovo-Gradište and Jicin. Since 2005, this region is considered the center of the UNESCO European Geopark.

Hundreds of millions of years ago, the territory of the Bohemian Paradise was a seabed covered with volcanoes. Over time, under the influence of the sun and wind, a unique landscape formed here, consisting of deep gorges, bizarre cliffs, intricate caves, crystal clear lakes, dense forests and flowering meadows. Continue reading

Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti National Park was created in 1951 as a nature reserve occupying a vast territory in Northern Tanzania (14,763 km²). In the Masai language, the Serengeti means "Endless Plains".…

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"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…

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Lapland Reserve
The Lapland nature reserve is located in the west of the Kola Peninsula, on the shores of Lake Imandra. Here, in the mountain ranges of Monchetundra and Chunatundra, one of…

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Not friendly Antarctica
The most inhospitable place on earth is Antarctica. Here the lowest temperatures are recorded and cold and strong winds constantly blow. In 1983, the temperature was registered at minus 89…

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