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"Karlsky Peresheyek" ("The Karelian Isthmus"), a national park

Subject / Nature memorials
Subject / Ethnic culture/Ethnic communities/
Subject / Ethnic culture//

Karlsky Peresheyek ("The Karelian Isthmus") is a national park. It is located in the territory of the Vsevolozhsk, Vyborg and Priozersk districts of the Leningrad Oblast. It occupies the area of 25 thousand hectares. It was founded with the decision of the Lenoblsovet of 8 April 1993. The next nature conservation objects are the part of the national park: the Koltushi hills (environs of the Tokkari Village, Orovo Village, Ligolambi Village), the Youkkovsky woodland park (to the south and north from Youkki Village), the marsh Harvyazi (the Sestra River), the marsh Gontovoe (between Ladoga Lake and the marsh Sokolie), the marsh Lazarevskoe (between the Morsie river and branch railway Borisova Griva – Ladoga Lake), Kokorevsky (between the Settlement of the Morozov Name and the Kokorevo Village), Prinevsky (the right bank of the Neva River and highway Saint-Petersburg – Murmansk), the valley of the Smorodinka River. The purpose of the national park’s foundation is the saving of the natural potential of the unique region, the originality of its landscapes, relief, waters, the vegetable and animal kingdoms; the improving of the environment in the north part of the region that affects ecologic situation of the whole Baltic basin; the ensuring of the recreational necessities of the citizens of Saint-Petersburg agglomeration; the developing of the diversified researches, the arrangement of the international center of the ecological control (the monitoring of the environment); the ecological education of us. At present time the foundation of the national park is going on.

Tripolskaya, Anna Aleksandrovna

Leningrad Oblast, the/Vsevolozhsk District/Borisova Griva Village
Topographical landmarks/Gontovoye Marsh
Topographical landmarks/Kharvyazi Marsh
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vsevolozhsk District/Kokkorevo Village
Topographical landmarks/Koltushi Heights, the
Topographical landmarks/Ladoga Lake
Topographical landmarks/Lazarevskoye Marsh
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vsevolozhsk District/Ligolambi Village
Topographical landmarks/Mor'ye River, the
Topographical landmarks/Neva River, the
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vsevolozhsk District/Orovo Village
Leningrad Oblast, the/Priozersk District
Topographical landmarks/Sestra River, the
Topographical landmarks/Smorodinka River, the
Topographical landmarks/Sokol'ye Marsh
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vsevolozhsk District/Tokkari Village
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vsevolozhsk District/Urban Settlement named after Morozov
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vsevolozhsk District
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vsevolozhsk District/Yukki Village


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