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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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…

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pine from the Kivach reserve

Plant records

The smallest plant is considered to be a floating duck from Australian water bodies – its length is 0.6 mm and width is 0.33 mm, the weight of an individual copy is 0.00015 g. The thickest stem is at the pointed cypress from Mexico (Oahana state), known as “El Arbol del Tule.
With a tree height of 41 m, the girth of its trunk at chest level was 35.8 m (1982). The European chestnut tree, known as the Tree of a Hundred Horses, on Mount Etna in Sicily had a girth of 57.9 m (1770-1780). 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…

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Pantanal
The Pantanal is a vast wetland in South America, located in the Brazilian states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, as well as neighboring countries - Paraguay and…

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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…

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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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