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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.
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
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
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