Kara-Dag Nature Reserve

Image - The Kara-Dag ridge in the Crimean Mountains.

Kara-Dag Nature Reserve (Karadagskyi zapovidnyk AN URSR). A reserve in the Crimea established in 1979 to study the physical geography of the Kara-Dag Mountains and to conserve their natural resources (soils, flora, and fauna). From 1907 to 1979 the Kara-Dag Biological Station fulfilled this role.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1989).]


Image - The Kara-Dag ridge in the Crimean Mountains. Image - The Kara-Dag ridge in the Crimean Mountains.


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