Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Rodna Mountains - The National park

The Mounts of Rodna preserve, more than all the other mountains of Romania, the traces of the quaternary glaciers.A karstic relief represented by caves like: “Izvorul Tausoarelor” (the Source of Tausoare) or “the gutter of Zalion” (Jgheabul him Zalion) or “the bath of Schneider” (Baia him Schneider).The river of Somes Mare has its source in this solid mass and collects all the small rivers of the western south, the south and the west of the Rodnei Mounts: Cobasel, Valea Vinului, Anies, Cormaia, Rebra, Salauta, with Telcisor, Stramba.

Under the top of Gargalau, it is the river Bistrita Aurie (Bistrita Dorée) which takes its source and moves towards the area of Bucovine.There are also 23 glacial lakes among which: Iezerul Pietrosului, Taurile Buhaiescului, Lala Pond, Lala Mica.

The flora is extremely rich, there are several rare species protected by the law: edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum), yellow gentian (Gentiana lutea), (Gentiana punctata), angelica (Angelica archagelica), Sangele voinicului (Nigitella will rubra), the yew (Taxus will rubra).
A fauna protected at the international level more than 29 (species of the lépidoptères among which Erebia pharte carpatica.
Birds of big size are found: the grouse (Tetrato tetris),
The cock of heather (Tetrao urogallus), the imperial eagle (Aquila chrysqetos);Among the mammals: the stag carpatic (Cerfus elaphus), the roe-deer (Capreolus capreolus), the marmot (Marmota marmota), the wild boar (Known scrofa), the bear (Ursus arctos), the wolf (Canis lupus), the lynx (Lynx lynx). The marten (Martes martes), the chamois (Rupicapra will rupicapra).

1 comment:

  1. Wonderful lakes!
    You should bring some photos for the contest :-)