Natural Landmarks

Landmarks, Natural

 

(pamiatniki prirody), individual natural objects that are preserved, or warrant preservation, because of their scientific, educational, historical, or cultural and aesthetic significance. Examples of natural landmarks include waterfalls, caves, picturesque cliffs, volcanic or meteorite craters, unique geological outcrops, noteworthy boulders, and rare or historically significant trees. In the USSR the Kungur Pe-shchera, the Kapova Cave, and the Kivach Waterfall are widely known. The majority of natural landmarks are protected under a system of sanctuaries; especially important natural objects are protected in preserves. Sometimes protected territories of considerable size, such as forests and parts of valleys, coasts, or mountain ridges, are called natural landmarks.

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Summary: The base map additions will include aerial photographs of Abu Dhabi and nearby islands, as well as 3D topographic features of roads, trees, electricity poles and natural landmarks.
Some natural landmarks include the peaks of the Baekdudaegan, particularly Seorak-san and Jiri-san, the caves of Danyang and Hwanseongul, and beaches such as Haeundae and Mallipo.
Hunt Cliff at Saltburn stands as one of Teesside's most recognisable natural landmarks.
As well as raising much-needed funding, participating walkers not only got a unique chance to get up close to many of the 63 wind turbines on the Meentycat and Culliagh Wind Farms, but also enjoyed unrivalled views of some of Donegal s most stunning natural landmarks including Mount Errigal to the northwest and Barnesmore Gap to the southwest, as well as catching a glimpse of the outskirts of Letterkenny town to the northeast.
citizens could travel to Kazakhstan without the pre-entry visa condition to visit its historic, tourist and natural landmarks, as well as get introduced to the Kazakh culture and establish trade ties.
Oman Air seeks to enrich the tourist movement in the governorate of Dhofar and highlights the cultural, historical and natural landmarks of the Sultanate in general.
Beautiful natural landmarks include Copper Canyon, which consists of six canyons in Sierra Madre Occidental in the southwestern part of Chihuahua.
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The programme includes weekly trips to the major historic, archeological and natural landmarks in the Sultanate in a bid to familiarise the students with the unique cultural and civilizational landmarks in Oman.

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