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Sicevo canyon | Сићевачка клисура

A cache by I3oris Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 9/9/2008
In Serbia
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

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This earthcache will show Sicevo canyon in Serbia


Listing in serbian and slovak language available below
This Earthcache is dedicated to my serbian friends

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US/ENRiver Nišava has formed on its own way several interesting places, carved a composite valley with several depressions. However, the most prominent geological feature the river formed, is the Sicevo gorge. The Nature Park Sicevacka Klisura is protected as the area of exceptional biological diversity and the site or dwelling place of a great number of endemic, endemorelic, relic and rare plant and animal species, as a remarkable example of the occurrence and interaction of geological, geomorphological and hydrological phenomena, and as the landscape of prominent features of natural beauty. The Nature Park Sicevacka Klisura covers the parts of the areas of Municipality Niš and Bela Palanka, total area 7,746 ha, of which 5,559 ha in Municipality Niš, and 2,187 ha in Municipality Bela Palanka.


Area has been divided into two parts - Leskov peak (northern) and Oblik (southern). The gorge was carved through the Kunovica plateau, between the southern slopes of the Mountains of Svrljig and the mountain of Suva Planina. In some parts the river has developped canyon like-structures (like inverse valley slopes at Gradiški kanjon). The river in the gorge is quite powerful and is used for electricity production in two power stations ('Sicevo' and 'Ostrovica'). Surrounding areas are known for their high-quality vineyards.

Sicevo canyon is a part of a prehistoric and major natural route which has been connecting Europe and Asia from the ancient times. Near by Sicevo canyon is situated Niška Banja, a very popular spa in the summer season.


HOT NEWS - A possible Homo erectus jaw from Sicevo Gorge Source: http://anthropology.net
John Hawks just pointed out a press release announcing a new hominid from Serbia. The site is a cave in the Sicevo Gorge. The site is dated to the Middle Pleistocene, or around 130,000 to 250,000 years old. The press release doesn’t provide a definitive dating technique, just saying that the, “The found at a depth of four meters, below a Neanderthal village.” The specimen is a mandibular fragment with three complete teeth. Dusan Mihailovic, the leader of excavations at Sicevo Gorge thinks that jaw is of a Homo erectus, but again the press release doesn’t provide any information of a thorough comparative analysis…

To log this cache you need to:

Attach a photo of you with your GPS device in the Sicevo gorge to the log. (Lone wolves may attach the photo of GPS showing the coordinates) Send me an email through my profile with answers to these questions:

* What is the lenght of Canyon?
* What is the height of the highest rock-cliffs?
* BONUS: If you answer correctly to exact number of tunnels on route E80 on the canyon area, you needn´t answer the pr
A cache by I3oris #6ior question

Source: www.wikipedia.org, www.srbijasume.rs

Any found logs without correct answers emailed to me will be deleted.


SRB & HR
Sicevacka klisura je uzak deo doline Nišave. Na putu prema Dimitrovgradu, udaljena svega 14 km od Niša, pocinje poznata Sicevacka klisura. To je atraktivni kameni kanjon kroz koji se probija živopisna reka Nišava. Strme padine klisura poznate su kao poligon za alpinisticke vežbe. U klisuri se nalaze dve elektrane "Sicevo" i "Ostrovica", i više privatnih restorana. Znacajni objekti u klisuri su Sicevacki manastir Sv. Bogorodice, sagraden 1644 god, a obnovljen 1875, nakon rušenja od Turaka kao i crkva Sv. Petke u Ostrovici. Na zaravni iznad klisure, na desnoj obali Nišave, smešteno je živopisno selo Sicevo u kome se svake godine održava Književna kolonija kao i Likovna kolonija koju je još 1905 god. osnovala slikarka Nadežda Petrovic.
Zahvaljujuci svojim geomorfološkim odlikama i raritetima, kao i bogatstvom autohtone i raritetne flore i faune, Sicevacka klisura je još pre 20 godina proglašena Specijalnim rezervatom prirode. Park prirode "Sicevacka klisura" stavljen je pod zaštitu kao podrucje izuzetne biološke raznovrsnosti i stanište ili boravište velikog broja endemicnih, endemoreliktnih, reliktnih i retkih vrsta biljaka i životinja, kao osobeni primer pojave i medudejstva geoloških, geomorfoloških i hidroloških pojava i kao predeo izraženih obeležja prirodne lepote.

SK & CZ
Popis v slovencine mozno posluzi aj ceskym "kačerom". Odpovede na otazky mozete poslat v slovencine alebo cestine

Rieka Nišava vyformovala na svojej ceste niekolko zaujimavych miest. Svojou vytrvalou vodnou silou vyrezala do terenu clenite uzlabiny a prepadliska. Azda najzaujimavejsim gelogickym vytvorom rieky Nišavy je Sicevska tiesnava. Narodny park Sicevacka klisura je chranenym uzemim vdaka bohatemu vyskytu roznych vzacnych edemickych druhov rastlin a zvierat, mimoriadnych prirodnych ukazov a vzacnych kulturnych pamiatok. Je to miesto, kde je sustredenych hned niekolko geologickych, geomorfologickych a hydrologickych fenomenov, ktore robia z tejto oblasti jeden z klenotov srbskej prirody. Narodny park Sicevska klisura s rozlohou 7.746 hektarov sa rozklada v katastroch miest Niš a Bela Planka.
Tiesnava vznikla zarezanim sa rieky do nahornej planiny Kunovica, ktoru rozdelila na dve casti: Leskov vrch na severe a Oblik na juhu. Na niektorych miestach sa vyvinuli bocne kanony a uzlabiny (napr. Gradiški kanjon). Rieka ma v úžinách mimoriadne silny prietok, ktory vyuzivaju az dve vodne elektrarne (Sicevo a Ostrovica).
Okolite uzemia na nahornej planine su zname produkciou vysokokvalitnej vinnej revy. Sicevsky kanon je cast prehistorickej prirodnej cesty, ktora od vekov spaja Europu a Aziu. Nedaleko tohoto miesta su aj velmi oblubene kupele Niška Banja, navstevovane najmä v lete.

Pre zalogovanie tejto earthcache je potrebne:

Priložit vasu fotografiu s GPS pristrojom v Sicevskom kanone. Samotari mozu prilozit fotku GPS pristroja s citatelnymi GPS suradnicami. Cez profil mi pošlite odpovede na nasledovne otazky (daju sa najst na internete):

* Aka je uvadzana dlzka kanonu?
* Aku najväcšiu výšku dosahuju skalne steny a utesy?
* BONUS: Ak mi napíšete presný pocet tunelov na ceste E80, na uzemí kanonu, nemusite písat odpovede na predošlé otázky

Zdroje: www.wikipedia.org, www.srbijasume.co.yu

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Thanx to: Zadow, M@gic, Coна Милекић from Serbia & my Tina
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