Bakony

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Bakony

 

a mountain mass in Hungary north of Lake Balaton, in the Mid-Hungarian mountain system. Elevation, up to 704 m (Mount Körishegy).

The Bakony is 80 km long and is composed of Mesozoic limestones, dolomite, and isolated basalt outcrops. Karst is developed in places. Oak and beech forests alternate with pastures. Grapes are cultivated on slopes with southern exposure. There are deposits of soft coal, bauxite, and magnesium ores in the Bakony.

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The beneficiary will apply knowledge it is gaining through another ongoing LIFE project, located on military-owned land (LIFE07 NAT/HU/000321) in the eastern Bakony mountains.
Palaeontologists have announced the discovery of fossils belonging to a horned creature called Ajkaceratops kozmai, in the Bakony Mountains of western Hungary in 2009.
The capitol of the country until the 16th century, located on the northeast fringe of the Bakony Mountains,
It is located in a picturesque site in the Bakony mountains at Lokut-Obanya, Veszprem county.