Aggtelek


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Aggtelek

 

(also Baradla-Domica), one of the largest karst caves of Europe, located in the Slovakian kras (or karst). The cave can be entered from both the Czechoslovakian side (Domica) and the Hungarian side (Baradla). The total length of the cave system is 22 km (with 15 km in Hungary). There are numerous underground caverns with stalactites and stalagmites, lakes, and underground rivers (Styx and Acheron). The cave is equipped for tourist visits. In 1952 the karst cave Peace was opened near Aggtelek on Hungarian territory.

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Sampling was carried out on six sites (i-vi) in the Aggtelek karst area (North Hungary) and on one site (vii) in the Bereg Lowland (West Ukraine, Transcarpathian region) between 15 and 27 July 2013.
Establish storage capacity for duplicates at two geographically different locations: in a mine in the Aggtelek national park, and at the institute of ecology and botany in VEicrEitEt; Select seed bank samples to be used for pilot reintroduction in a typical sand steppe community with priority habitats in the KiskunsEig national park, a Natura 2000 site; and Carry out an intensive communication programm
It was made by 26 people and focuses on the Aggtelek National Park in Hungary.
Research on the heavy metal pollution of some cave waters of the karsts of Aggtelek from 2000 until now, Acta Climatologia et Chorologica, Univer.
In Hungary, a somewhat imprecise reference comes from the Aggtelek Neolithic cave (Renfrew 1973; Schultze-Motel 1979).
The project focuses on a protected area within the Slovak Karst National Park which includes part of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List site at the %Caves of Slovak Karst and Aggtelek Karst .