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Retezat

 

a national park in Rumania established in 1935 for the preservation of natural landforms in the Retezat mountain massif in the Southern Carpathians. Area, 13,000 hectares (1975; 1,840 hectares are part of a preserve). There are numerous traces of ancient glaciation (troughs, cirques, glacial lakes). Beech, spruce, and fir forests predominate. Limited grazing of cattle is permitted in some places on the alpine meadows. The park is one of the southern habitats for northern forest-dwelling birds (for example, the hazel hen).

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He said the group was in the Retezat Mountains, an area popular with hikers 350 kilometers (220 miles) northwest of Bucharest, the capital.
Tenders are invited for Feasibility Study for Upgrading Hpp Raul Mare Retezat
80 ha) is comprised by the eighteen existing nature and national parks, by the biosphere reservations in Retezat Mountains and Pietrosul Rodnei (both declared by UNESCO in 1979) totalling a 552,174 ha (that is 45%), as well as the Biosphere Reservation Danube Delta the surface of which represents 47%, that is 580,000 ha.
Located along the Carpathian Mountains, Valea Jiului is the gate to the Retezat National Park and to other Carpathian destinations, being surrounded by the Parang group and Retezat group mountains.
Pero aqui puede descubrir mucho mas lugares interesantes: estaciones para el deporte invernal, vias para las excursiones en las montanas y el Parque Nacional Retezat, ciudadelas medioevales fascinantes, museos de arte y hoteles de calidad.
Attempts were made to lure tourists to some of Romania's most scenic areas in the eclipse's path, including the Retezat and Paring mountains in the southern Carpathians.
Geo-electrical soundings reveal the existence of permafrost in rock glaciers from Retezat Mountains, the depth of active layer, typical internal structure of periglacial deposits and the freezing regime of the sediments inside earth hummocks.
18% of the area of Romania has a protected status: three biosphere reserves (Danube Delta, Retezat and Rodna), thirteen national parks (Domogled-Valea Cernei, Cheile Nerei-Beusnita, SemenicCheile Cara[section]ului and Defileul Jiului), thirteen natural parks (Portile de Fier--Iron Gates, Gradi[section]tea Muncelului-Cioclovina, the Tara Hategului dinosaur geo-park, the Mehedinti Plateau geo-park), etc.
Tourism in mountainous areas was stimulated by the setting up of a significant number of chalets within the mountain ranges that had a well-known tourist potential (landscapes): Bucegi, Barsei, Fagaras, Retezat, and also Apuseni, Rarau and Rodna.
f) surprisingly, a significant number of mountain massifs renown for the natural and man-made tourist potential are missing from the list: Anina, Ceahlau, Hasmas, Retezat, Rodna, Semenic; it is also to be noted that all the mentioned mountain massifs are natural or national parks and two of them include areas declared as biosphere reservations.
County Lot 8 Forest Headquarters Retezat Hateg Str.
1 - 190MVA 242/15, 75KV from HPP Retezat Inquiry specification no.