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Natural Heritage from East to West: Case studies from 6 EU by Niki Evelpidou, Tomás Figueiredo, Francesco Mauro, Vahap

By Niki Evelpidou, Tomás Figueiredo, Francesco Mauro, Vahap Tecim, Andreas Vassilopoulos

Cumulative international alterations, happening day-by-day, impact vital facets of our lifestyles. attribute cultural and usual history, together with websites of invaluable price, is less than consistent possibility. There are turning out to be pressures, of either common and human beginning, comparable to wars, con icts, normal or technological failures and the consequences of worldwide weather switch. those galvanize the continual degradation of many websites incorporated on this planet background checklist. as a result, speedy strategic measures has to be taken. average history is our legacy from the previous, that we inherited from our ancestors and cross directly to destiny generations. it will be significant to gain its worth and safeguard it by way of all attainable skill, imposing cutting edge and sustainable motion plans that advertise worldwide overseas co-operation. This e-book goals to handle speci c normal history websites in Europe, from West to East. The six nations of analysis curiosity are Portugal, Malta, Greece, Italy, Romania and Turkey. for every case, the corresponding present prestige is gifted. this is often observed via prompt motion plans for defense and conservation, tra- ing projects that enhance the general public know-how of normal background matters and efforts to estimate the natural/environmental price of the websites. The ebook is the final results of an interregional initiative aiming to advertise convergence, impress public curiosity and suggest motion for radical alterations in our angle in the direction of history conservation.

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58 meters. Here we can see the very well-preserved lower part of the trunk. The visible root system at the base of the trunk is proof that the tree is still in the same spot that it was 20,000,000 years ago. Prior to petrification the tree would have been over 100 meters high. This is trunk belongs to the species Taxodioxylon albertense, which is the ancestor of the Sequoia sempervirens now found on the west coast of the United States (California and Oregon) along the Pacific where the necessary climatological conditions (humidity) prevail for this species to grow.

42 N. Evelpidou et al. , Stangl, D. & Weingartner, H. 1989. Tafoniverwitterung auf Thassos. Ein Fallbeispiel. Salzburger Geographische Arbeiten 18 (Beiträge zur Landeskunde von Griechenland III): 77–88. Riedl, H. 1991. Beobachtungen zur Klimamorphologie von Massengesteinen in den altund neuweltlichen Subtropen vorwiegend des mediterranen Typs. Festschrift für Herbert Paschinger, Arbeiten aus dem Geographischen Institut der Universität Graz 30: 235–252. Riedl, H. 1995. Beiträge zur regionalen Geographie der Insel Tinos (Kykladen) mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des quasinatürlichen Formenschatzes.

In winter the slag is carried out of the sea by waves and then lies scattered throughout the coast of Lavrion. Collectors come from all over the world to collect it. Whenever you visit Greece do not miss out Lavrion – a place of history and beauty. References Marinos, G. A. 1956. ) Athens, McDonald, 248 p. The Lavrion Mines 33 Katerinopoulos, A. & Zissimopoulou, E. 1884. The minerals of the Lavrion mines. Gr. Assoc. Min. Fossil Collectors. Athens: 304. Konofagos, K. 1980. Ancient Lavrion and the Greek technique of silver production.

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