NATURE
Fauna
  • Mammals: 36 species
  • Birds: about 100 species
  • Reptiles: 11 species
  • Amphibians: 4 species
  • Mollusca: 19 species
  • Spiders: 135 species
  • Insects: more than 430 species
 
Fauna
  • Mammals: 36 species
  • Birds: about 100 species
  • Reptiles: 11 species
  • Amphibians: 4 species
  • Mollusca: 19 species
  • Spiders: 135 species
  • Insects: more than 430 species
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Flora
  • Vascular plants: more than 1400 species (49% of Crimea's plant diversity and 66% of the Crimean Mountains' plant diversity)
  • Bryophyta: about 180 species
  • Lichen: more than 330 species
  • Fungi (macromycetes): 230 species
     
Flora
  • Vascular plants: more than 1400 species (49% of Crimea's plant diversity and 66% of the Crimean Mountains' plant diversity)
  • Bryophyta: about 180 species
  • Lichen: more than 330 species
  • Fungi (macromycetes): 230 species
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Climate
The climate of the Crimean Mountains is transitional from continental to marine, it is often called mountain, or highland. The nature reserve's climate is subtropical, close to the dry Mediterrenian climate.
Climate
The climate of the Crimean Mountains is transitional from continental to marine, it is often called mountain, or highland. The nature reserve's climate is subtropical, close to the dry Mediterrenian climate.
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Geology
The land of a typical Mediterranean karst landscape.

The line from sea level to 400 m belongs to the Tauric Formation, the line above 400 m is composed of grey Upper Jurassic limestones.
 
Geology
The land of a typical Mediterranean karst landscape.

The line from sea level to 400 m belongs to the Tauric Formation, the line above 400 m is composed of grey Upper Jurassic limestones.
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Hydrology
Small mountain rivers and numerous underground springs.

Uchan-su is the highest waterfall in Crimea.
 
Hydrology
Small mountain rivers and numerous underground springs.

Uchan-su is the highest waterfall in Crimea.
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Photos used on this site belong to (photo credits): S. Ledenkov, I. Sikorsky, L. Moroz, V. Kostrov, N. Litvinyuk, D. Rutyanov, S. Alyomov, M. Atamanenko, G. Prokopov, D. Voinov, Y. Timofeev, Y. Shumlyaeva, M. Rozanov, V. Anzylov, V. Zyuzin, A. Gromov, Y. Zhuravleva, E. Nekadimova, N. Krymsky, K. Polyanskaya, A. Rybintsev, A. Mishin, A. Dmitrieva and naturerussia.travel
Photos used on this site belong to (photo credits): S. Ledenkov, I. Sikorsky, L. Moroz, V. Kostrov, N. Litvinyuk, D. Rutyanov, S. Alyomov, M. Atamanenko, G. Prokopov, D. Voinov, Y. Timofeev, Y. Shumlyaeva, M. Rozanov, V. Anzylov, V. Zyuzin, A. Gromov, Y. Zhuravleva, E. Nekadimova, N. Krymsky, K. Polyanskaya, A. Rybintsev, A. Mishin, A. Dmitrieva and naturerussia.travel
Contacts
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+7 365 423 30 50
+7 365 437 88 41

zapovedcrimea@mail.ru
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