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Journal Article
Published: 17 September 2019
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2020) 53 (2): 276–282.
... is used for the needs of tourism. Fig. 1. Location of study area in Slovakia (Slnečné Jazerá in Senec) (Retrieved October 21, 2017 courtesy of Google Maps). A limiting condition for the use of the natural swimming-pool is the sustainable state of the regulated amount of bottom sediments...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP466.17
EISBN: 9781786203786
... is generally more abundant in karst than in other aquifers and has been extensively exploited. Karst groundwater is also widely used in the Middle East, China, North America, and northern and eastern Africa and is of crucial importance for the sustainable development of tourism and the economy. Karst aquifers...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP466.14
EISBN: 9781786203786
... documents, the Škocjan Caves Regional Park Act and the park’s management plan. These activities include monitoring of the water quality in the Reka River and meteorological surveys on the surface. Monitoring of the microclimate of the caves focuses on measuring the effects of tourism and monitoring...
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Journal Article
Published: 25 January 2017
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2017) 50 (1): 53–59.
... of Geochemical Exploration , 66 , 299 – 306 . Lamich , D. , Marschalko , M. et al. 2016 . Utilization of engineering geology in geo-tourism: few case studies of subsidence influence on historical churches in Ostrava–Karvina District (Czech Republic) . Environmental Earth Sciences , 75...
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Journal Article
Published: 28 September 2016
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2016) 61 (2): 134–147.
... resource towards the discovery of the everyday life, customs and beliefs in a civilization that lasted >3000 years (e.g. Romer 1984 ), the West Bank has become a destination of massive tourism. Each of these activities has placed strain on the site, and combined with random natural phenomena...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.15
EISBN: 9781862397125
...Abstract Abstract Although modern geotourism, as a form of sustainable geoheritage tourism, was only recognized as such in the 1990s, its roots lie in the seventeenth century and the Grand Tour with its domestic equivalents. At that time, a few elite travellers recorded their experiences...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.1
EISBN: 9781862397125
...Abstract Abstract This chapter explores people’s experience of the physical landscape in Scotland from the perspective of parallel developments in geological science, landscape aesthetics and tourism since the middle of the eighteenth century. It begins with tourism of awe, inspired...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.9
EISBN: 9781862397125
... natural wonders and resources for tourism, waterfalls continue to appeal to the Romantic traveller and the pleasure-seeking tourist. Increasingly, waterfalls are being threatened by schemes to exploit them, especially for power generation or intensive tourism development. In many parts of the world...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.4
EISBN: 9781862397125
... Geopark) in the heart of the Eifel and their base for three weeks of dedicated geological sketching and (geo)tourism. The crater lakes and rock formations sketched by von Guérard are today key features of the Geopark. Although tourism on the Rhine was already flourishing in the 1840s and references...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.14
EISBN: 9781862397125
...Abstract Abstract The first evidence of tourism on the Dutch coast can be found in drawings and etchings from the end of the sixteenth century. In this period Holland developed into one of the most urbanized regions of Europe. The interest in landscape originated in the towns. The first scenes...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.12
EISBN: 9781862397125
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.6
EISBN: 9781862397125
... and fieldwork This chapter examines the development and influence on landscape (geo)tourism of two local natural history societies between the 1850s and 1950s. Inevitably, with voluminous material available for study and comment, it is necessary to confine analysis to the detail that best underpins...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.7
EISBN: 9781862397125
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.13
EISBN: 9781862397125
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.3
EISBN: 9781862397125
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.8
EISBN: 9781862397125
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.11
EISBN: 9781862397125
... tourism The national railway network reached Cornwall in 1859, making Cornwall far more accessible. More general and less technical accounts published around this time were clearly aimed at potential tourists rather than intellectuals although, as pointed out above, the numbers visiting the county...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.10
EISBN: 9781862397125
... from each other. The upper Rhône gorge, already famous at the end of the eighteenth century, was drowned under the floodwaters of the Génissiat dam in 1948; only a significant iconography remains of two centuries of (geo)tourism. The Sierroz gorge, close to the spa resort of Aix-les-Bains, became...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.2
EISBN: 9781862397125
... landscapes is not new however, and dates back to the end of the eighteenth century. Two areas within the Sudetes are cradles of local nature-based tourism. These are the granite massif of the Karkonosze in the west and the sandstone stepped plateau of Broumov Highland and Stołowe Mountains in the central...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.5
EISBN: 9781862397125
... appreciation of loess at the international level. Concluding remarks Geotourism is considered to be a contemporary special-interest form of tourism, defined and expanded in the 1990s ( Hose 1995 ). Even though this is still a new concept of travel and leisure, it has been proven that geodiversity...
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