Mavrovo National Park
In fact, the six life zones of the park a rare phenomenon for such a small area support 22 forest and 16 grass ecosystems. Ecology[ edit ] Dense forest vegetation covers mountain slopes in the park, while Alpine pastures grow in the higher areas. Old church St. It extends into the flow of Radika river, on an area of
Mavrovo National Park, Macedonia
Ecology[ edit ] Dense forest vegetation covers mountain slopes in the park, while Alpine pastures grow in the higher areas. The various climatic influences, as well as the large differences in altitude Mavrovo National Park the main contributing factors for the diversity of flora and fauna.
The fact that this region is a kind of “geographical crossroads” where major changes of climate have occurred through history is a direct reason for the existence of an enormous number of relict and endemic Mavrovo National Park. Remnants of the life that existed in the Ice age or in the Tertiary coexist in one diverse environment, concealed between the jagged cliffs and peaks.
In fact, the six life Glacier National Park To Great Falls Mt of the park a rare phenomenon for such a small area support 22 forest and 16 grass ecosystems. About 40 percent of them are relict or endemic. Submerged church of St. Nicholas Nearby stands the monastery of St. John Bigorski, which with its famous carved wooden iconostasis has retained colorful folklore traditions.
This iconostasis is a sample of traditional woodcarving which can be found in North Macedonia along with the 19th-century iconostasis of the church of the Holi Saviour Sveti Spas in Skopje.
As a result of its long geological history, the park abounds with relics from the tertiary and glacial epochs even two plant species from the early tropical vegetation. This Mavrovo National Park includes the endemic Greek maple and the yew extremely uncommon in the Mediterranean.
One of the few natural habitats of the common chestnuts an endemic Balkan tertiary relic exists on the southern slopes of Mount Bistra. Large areas of the park are covered in forests of the Macedonian fir a riddling hybrid fir species which is to be found only in this part of the Balkans and is also a remnant of the late Tertiary age.
The diverse forest vegetation supports an abundance of wildlife. There are bears, several types of deer, wild goats, otters, wolves, etc. A population of 60 specimens of this near-extinct species lives predominantly in the western and central areas of the park.
Mavrovo National Park
This group includes the endemic Greek maple and the yew extremely uncommon in the Mediterranean. I wanted to go for nights and do some hiking in Mavrovo National park and Ana only one night. The climate is continental, and in some areas is also under the influence of Mediterranean climate. Mavrovo is the habitat of the brown bear, the golden eagle and of much endangered species, such as the lynx.