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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.
The region of the Bakony Mountains centralized many industrial functions from mining through the processing of orces with the aim of industry and power generation to finished production in the 20th century.
On the basis of the figure 3, the industrial historical values represent only on medium level in the tourism of the Bakony Mountains according to more than a half of the informants.
The most known and visited object is the viaduct close to Vinye, which is an important aim of the tourism on foot in the Bakony Mountains too.
1993; Baeza-Carratala, 2008), and Rhapidothyris delorenzoi, recorded in the Spinatum Zone of the Bakony Mountains (Hungary) by Voros (2009), and between the Lavinianum and the lowermost Polymorphum (Early Toarcian) Zones in the Subbetic of Alicante and North Murcia by Baeza-Carratala (2010).
In the Morron de Totana Unit, assemblage MT1 has clear Mediterranean affinities, with a high percentage of species (82%) also found in the eastern Subbetic and in other typical Mediterranean domains as Bakony Mountains (47%), whereas this affinity is low (23,5%) when compared with European domains (Iberian Range and Pyrenees) and with the African margin (Table 2).
2009): The Pliensbachian brachiopods of the Bakony Mountains (Hungary).
The flood protection efforts are concentrated in four areas: North Hungarian rivers, Central Hungarian Great Plain, Valley of the Kapos river, and the Bakony Mountains in Transdanubia.
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.
This is the case in Hungary s Eastern Bakony Mountains, which support EU priority habitats and species, as well as hosting military training areas.