Postojna


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Postojna

(pô`stoinä), Ger. Adelsberg, Ital. Postumia, town (1991 pop. 20,283), in Slovenia, on the Karst Plateau. A summer resort, it is famous as the site of Europe's largest stalactite caverns, which are traversed by a subterranean river. Formerly Austrian, the town passed to Italy in 1919; in 1947 it was ceded to Slovenia, then a constituent republic of Yugoslavia.
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On Postojna 1 y curve the biggest movement peak (November 10, 2004 to December 15, 2004) was of -0.08 mm (dextral horizontal movement), and on Postojna 2 z axis (January 26, 2005 to March 22, 2005) a vertical movement peak of -0.05 mm (Sebela et al., 2008).
We took a bus ride to the west of Slovenia to visit the Postojna cave system, a labyrinth of passages, filled with stalactites, stalagmites, and wonderful rock formations.
The four-star hotel has a lovely lakeside location and makes an ideal base for trips out, including a visit to the capital Ljubljana, a ride on the Cave Train to visit Postojna Caves, the Lipica Stud Farm and the Lipizzaner white stallions.
In the first half of 2004 two TM 71 instruments were installed in Postojna cave system on the Dinaric oriented (NW-SE) fault that is situated about 1 km north of Predjama fault.
There's also an opportunity to experience the impressive Savica Falls, explore Triglavski National Park, spend time in a bear hide and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Postojna Caves.
We would like to thank all school medicine specialists and pediatricians who provided their data on HPV coverage rates among boys; namely, Majda Troha (Idrija and Cerkno), Martina Mlaker (Radenci), Mateja Bec (Zagorje ob Savi), Orhideja Dimc (Postojna), Vladana Duric Kosic (Gornja Radgona), Miroslava Cajnkar Kac (Slovenj Gradec and Mislinja), Zlata Polak Vicar (Ormoz), and Maja Klemencic (Apace and Sv.
From Lake Bled, we drove to Postojna Cave, whose inner sanctum (about 2 km by mine train and another kilometer of walking) led us to different formations of stalactites and stalagmites.
Formed over millions of years, the subterranean world of Postojna Cave becomes a unique Christmas venue where the Living Nativity Scenes are created along the entire five-kilometre tourist route transforming Postojna Cave into a magical Christmas venue offering one of the most beautiful and unique Christmas experiences in the world.
It was therefore a delight to visit the Postojna Caves in Slovenia recently.
Romanov, Processes of Speleogenesis: A Modeling Approach, Karst Research Institute, ZRC SAZU, Postojna, Slovenia, 2005.