Monday, January 9, 2017

ALBANIA / AUSTRIA / BELGIUM / BULGARIA / CROATIA / GERMANY / ITALY / ROMANIA / SLOVAKIA / SLOVENIA / SPAIN / UKRAINE - Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

"The Ancient Beech Forests of Germany, represent examples of on-going post-glacial biological and ecological evolution of terrestrial ecosystems and are indispensable to understanding the spread of the beech (Fagus sylvatica) in the Northern Hemisphere across a variety of environments. The new inscription represents the addition of five forests totaling 4,391 hectares that are added to the 29,278 hectares of Slovakian and Ukranian beech forests inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2007. The tri-national property is now to be known as the Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany (Slovakia, Ukraine, Germany)." -

Postcard 1: From Germany
Amazing view indeed of Jasmund National Park, Sarah!
Thank you so much for sharing this card with me!

Postcard 2: From Germany, Mapcard

"Rügen is Germany's largest island, located in the Baltic Sea.
The island is famous for its huge chalk cliffs which are part of the Jasmund National Park, a UNESCO Site", shares Michele. Thank you so much Michele for this great card!

Postcard 3: From Ukraine
Thank you so much Galyna for the wonderful card with beautiful stamps!

Postcard 4: From Slovakia
This postcard completes my UNESCO WHS postcard from Slovakia!
Thank you so much Lubomir for sharing this wonderful postcard with me! ^-^

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