Plitvice waterfall, Dalmatia, Croatia

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Taken the 27/07/08
One of many waterfall you can see at Plitvice Natural Park, it´s amazing how clean is it.

The area of Plitvice Lakes, declared a National Park in 1949, is a valley situated between high forested mountains. Here lies a string of sixteen beautiful lakes and tarns of crystal blue-green colour, one below another. They are fed by many small streams and brooks and spill into each other in foaming cascades and thundering waterfalls.

In the waterless karst with its sparse vegetation you come sud-denly upon a treasure of water in which are reflected densely forested hills.

The exceptional beauty of the lakes and waterfalls, rich plant and animal life, contrasting colours, forests and the pure mountain air attract many nature lovers from all over the world.

Due to their unique evolution and beauty, in 1979 the Plitvice Lakes were entered in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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Latitude: 44° 53' 2" N, Longitude: 15° 36' 19" E see »

Location: Croatia (Hrvatska)

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