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Coast and karst in Istria Rossa

Geographical Field Group.

Coast and karst in Istria Rossa

a report of geographical field work carried out during August 1960.

by Geographical Field Group.

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Published by University of Nottingham,Geographical Field Group in [Nottingham] .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination63p. :
Number of Pages63
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Open LibraryOL19939497M

Olive groves are located right next to the sea, on the north-western coast of Istria. The estate stretches over 8 ha, on which leccino, pendolino and frantoio sorts are represented. The mixing of such oils gives the Vergal blend, whose flavour and aroma has been winning many recognitions in international exhibitions and satisfying the most. Terra rossa soils of Istria have probably also received air-fall particles from the Roman-Campanian Volcanic Province. Although it is difficult to estimate accurately the proportions of external materials embedded in the terra rossa soils, we estimate that in such a non-isolated karst terrain like Istria their contribution might have been up to Cited by: Traversing Croatia’s exquisite Adriatic coast Go beyond Dubrovnik to find former pirate settlements, marble-rich lands, a wine region worth hiking .   4. The Karst Region and Coast ~ Culture and Diversity. Slovenia’s astonishing diversity comes to the fore in this region. Here is a natural reserve with a rich fund of marl and sandstone, the unique Strunjan cliff, the Sečovlje salt works, and a sanctuary for more than bird species. Not far from the coast, the beauties of Slovene Istria.

Beach Crnika, Travel Guide for holidays in Porec, Istria Beach Crnika, AC Lanterna – Points of interests Crnika beach is m long, rocky and paved with stone adapted to the configuration of the terrain. The approach to the sea is easier because of the enterance stairs.


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This is the land of terra rossa (red soil), where water is scarce but the rich soil is ideal for growing grapes, apples and plums.

The Karst region is well known for its production of Karst Pršut (prosciutto), plum brandy and Teran, a full-bodied red wine made from the local Refošk grape.

Making your way across this rough terrain, venture. Explore Find out more Book your trip Books Features. A large, triangular peninsula pointing down into the northern Adriatic, Istria (in Croatian, “Istra”) represents Croatian tourism at its most developed and diverse.

In recent decades the region’s proximity to Western Europe has ensured an annual influx of sun-seeking tourists, with. The Mediterranean & the Karst in Slovenia merge the wonders of the Karst and the taste of traditional sea salt. Coastal towns show their beauty in the sun, green Istrian rural areas are home to original cuisine with olive oil and wild plants, Brda and the.

The Karst Region and the Adriatic Coast As you move south and west from Ljubljana toward the Adriatic, the breeze feels warmer, the air smells fresher, and.

KARST AND ISTRIA The hinterland to the Slovenian coast is the Karst region. The landscape with extremely diverse vegetation, countless caves, potholes and other Karst phenomena, the unique architecture and the characteristic red soil took its name and glory into the world. Slovenia is rich in caves due to the wide limestone bedrock in the South West, the Coast and Karst that has given name to this particular topography.

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On average, 3-star hotels in Istria cost $62 per night, and 4-star hotels in Istria are $ per night.

If you're looking for something really special, 5-star hotels in Istria cost around $ per night (based on prices). White Istria is around the mountain peaks, Grey Istria is the fertile inner lands while Red Istria is the blood-red painted lands of terra rossa or "crljenica" near the coastline.

Sites such as the Grotto of Baredine near Poreč, the underground river Pazinčica and the karst Pazin pit (Pazinska jama) near Pazin are popular geologic y: Croatia. Izola Izola is an ancient Mediterranean town with a lively history on the Slovenian coast.

The old part of the town rests upon what once used to be an island, which is where its name comes from. The Croatian Adriatic Sea coast is a highly and deeply karstified area.

Thus its coastal aquifers are open to seawater intrusion. There are many coastal karst springs, and the vast majority of. Marina d'Erba Rossa. Ghisonaccia, Corsica. A palm fringed swimming pool only a step away from its own sandy beach or the welcoming waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Corsica is nicknamed 'the island of the beauty' and this park has all you need.

Coast and Karst The Coast and Karst region of Slovenia lies along the Adriatic coast and extends inland into the cave-dotted karst territory.

Ruled by Venice for five centuries, an Italian influence is clearly visible in the coastal towns of this picturesque area. Investigations of the brackish karst springs on the Croatian Adriatic Sea coast 41 South Istria spring zone The southern Istrian peninsula is formed of a series of carbonate deposits.

Limestone is dominant, with the occasional appearance of dolomite layers, lenses, breccias and marls (Fig. The Coast-Karst region shows the Mediterranean side of Slovenia by the Adriatic sea and its beautiful horses that are part of Slovenia's gems. Piran The city of Piran is the peninsula of Slovenia, which many activities to do and good taste of seafood.

Olive trees, vineyards, salt-fields through the warm caress of the sun await you there. The earthy town of Labin stands proudly above Rabac, overlooking the bright blue waters of the Kvarner Gulf on the east coast of Croatia's Istrian Peninsula.

Looking back 2, years, the castellum of Kunci occupied nearly that same space during the Bronze Age. Around the fourth century BC, the Celts founded Albona upon the ruins, carrying the name forward to a third.

Coast and Karst is the south-western part of Slovenia. Slovenian coast is one of the shortest European coasts. Area represents a dynamic way to nearby central Slovenia. Coastline has many interesting places of interest to offer and some very nice old cities.

Accommodations in region Coast and Karst all accommodations Coast and Karst». A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. The Baredine Cave is situated in the western part of Istria between Višnjan and Poreč, only 5km away from the coast.

The karst region, where it was created, is a sea sediment covered by red soil (terra rossa). Day One: As The Cro Flies. We love a good cliché and to stereotype the wine potential of a country. When you think of Croatia you imagine the grand sweep of the Med from Istria to the Dalmatian coast, its turquoise seas studded with islands, the picturesque villages with gaily-painted houses and bustling waterfronts perched under thickly forested mountains.

Labin, Istria (itl. Albona) is a top-hill town on the east coast of Istria. It overlooks Rabac and the sea. The town has an interesting history of the largest coal-mining center in Croatia.

One of the first anti-fascist rebellion happen here in when the town shortly established its own Republic. Soil samples were collected at locations in a 5-km grid pattern in the Istria and Gorski Kotar areas of Croatia, and on the Croatian islands of Cres, Rab and Krk, in order to relate geochemical variation in the soils to underlying differences in geology, bedrock lithology, soil type, environment and natural versus anthropogenic by: A fantastic web of tunnels, passages, stairways and viewing platforms, the astonishing diversity of Karst features at Baredine as well as it’s easy access are certainly the main attractions.

But our guide was outstanding in bringing this aspect of geology to life Both girls were completely entranced as he made crystals turn to life in either animal or human form.

a rare gift. Spring in Karst & Istria In the last few weeks we've been quite busy with various fieldwork, but were of course happy to spend a lot of our "working time" outdoors. Spring is now really in its full splendor: woodlands are lush green, flowers bloom everywhere and many of the "classical" summer migrants (birds) have already returned.

This is the ultimate development of tower karst, in which the residual hills have very steep to overhanging slopes. Other famous areas of tower karst are Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. Cone karst occurs in Cuba, Madagaskar and Puerto Rico. Very common is submerged tower karst on the coast of Thailand and in the Chinese Sea.

Croatia consists of five regions Dalmatia, Kvarner, Slavonia, Central Croatia and Istria. Dalmatia spans the western coast line and stretches from Zadar to Dubrovnik.

Kvarner sits just north of Dalmatia and is the home of Rijeka and Kvarner bay. Slavonia is the eastern most region bordering Bosnia & Herzegovina and Serbia. Today, we’re going to the southwest part of Slovenia, visiting two regions: (Coast-Karst and Notranjska-Karst.

Don’t forget your camera, sun cream and your brilliant smile. Let’s go. Predjama Castle above a Cave. The simple view of the years old Predjama Castle is astonishing.

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