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Rogalin Landscape Park #1
Poland

The Rogalin Landscape Park was established in 1997 in order to protect one of the largest in Europe concentrations of centuries - old pedunculate oaks (Quercus robur) that grow in the Warta River valley, and to protect numerous backwaters as well as certain historical and cultural values. The famous Rogalin oaks have become a symbol of the Wielkopolska region. They have been admired by tourists and researchers for years. Nowhere else in Europe will you find such a large concentration of old, some reaching the age of 600 years, oaks as those that grow in the Warta's riverine forests. They were first counted in 1904. The latest calculation suggests there are 1435 oaks, 860 of which are natural monuments. The circumferences of many of those venerable trees may reach as much as 10 metres. more...

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