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Plitvice: Mission to the World Heritage Site. ©Evergreen 1992
Plitvice: Mission to the World Heritage Site

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The waters flowing over the limestone and chalk have, over thousands of years, deposited travertine barriers, creating natural dams which in turn have created a series of beautiful lakes, caves and waterfalls. These geological processes continue today. The forests in the park are home to bears, wolves and many rare bird species.

Place/region Plitvice lakes, Croatia, Europe
Type: Documentary
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Authors and personalities: Martin Neureiter, director. Jane DeGeorges, participant.
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Rights/Droits: Martin Neureiter

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