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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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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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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southeast spurs of the Greater Caucasus

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

RICE TERRACES OF YUANYAN
One of the most exciting and beautiful rice terraces in the world (Yunnan Province) How to get there: by plane to Kunming (Shanghai-Kunming - 1700 yuan (6,500 UAH), from Kunming…

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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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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…

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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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