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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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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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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Kurgaldzhinsky reserve

Kurgaldzhinsky reserve – a picturesque nature conservation area in Central Kazakhstan. Extensive wetlands are habitats of curly and pink pelican, common flamingo, Savca and other rare birds. The history of the reserve began in 1968, and 50 years later, he and some other natural territories of Kazakhstan were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The reserved lands occupy the south-west of the Tengiz-Kurgaldzhinsky depression and have an area of ​​5432 m². On them stretched the bitter-salty drainless lake Tengiz, flowing fresh-water lake Korgalzhyn, other lakes and extended marshes. Continue reading

Sinharaya Forest Reserve

Sinharadzha Forest Reserve – the last of the tropical rain forests of Sri Lanka, is located in the southwestern part of Sri Lanka, northeast of Galle. There are many rare and endemic species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies. This reserve is sometimes called the “Kingdom of the Lion”, it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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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

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,…

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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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Lake District
The Lake District is a nature reserve in the North-West of England, founded in 1951. The Lake District is located between the borders of Scotland, Northumberland, Durham, North Yorkshire and…

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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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