Krka National Park

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Krka NP | Basic information

Krka National Park lies within Šibenik-Knin County, and covers a total area of 109 km² of the loveliest sections of the Krka River, and the lower course of the Čikola River.     The national park is a vast and primarily unaltered area of exceptional natural value, including one or more preserved or insignificantly altered […]

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The Krka river

  Geographic position The Krka River flows through the Dalmatian region, in the area of Šibenik-Knin County, between the plateau of the Čikola River and the Dalmatian Zagora region. The mountain massifs Velebit, Dinara, Svilaja and Mosor rise up to the west, north and east. The river is bounded by a triangle of cities Knin […]

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Krka Waterfalls

The seven waterfalls of the Krka River With its seven travertine waterfalls: Bilušića buk, Brljan, Manojlovac slap, Rošnjak, Miljacka slap, Roški slap and Skradinski buk, the Krka River is a natural and karst phenomenon. Travertine is a common feature of the surface waters of the Dinaric karst; only the most extraordinary travertine creates significant layers, […]

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Travertine

How is travertine formed? The creation of travertine barriers is a dynamic process of the combined action of physical and chemical factors and living organisms in the water. Travertine structures are formed in water with high concentrations of dissolved calcium bicarbonate Ca(HCO3)2. The formation of travertine begins at the rapids, at uneven places in the […]

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