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Kuressaare Regional Training Centre Saare County, Estonia Säde Matiisen Hillar Kapsta Karl-Kaspar Kuleša Sten Mägi Iceland, 13-18 September 2012
The places worth of visiting Panga cliff Kaali crater Neemi Arboretum
The Panga cliff is located on the northern shore of Saaremaa. It is the highest of the Saaremaa and Muhu Cliffs - 21.3 metrer. The length of the cliff is approximately 2.5 kilometres.
Kaali lake – the unique geological object in Estonia The initial mass of the meteorite could be 400 - 10 000 tons Its mass at impact was 20 - 80 tons. Its diameter- 110 metres and 22 metres in depth.
In 1925 Mihkel Rand (1871-1958), a blacksmith from Neemi village founded a garden. Nowadays there are more than 100 different species of trees and bushes. The garden is under protection. Initially the area of the garden was 0.4ha.
Mändjala with its beautiful beach is one of the most loved resting places in Saaremaa and entire Estonia. Järve dunes are stretched on a nearly 7 km long sand beach. Mändjala Surfclub offers next lessons: AN INTRODUCTION TO KITEBOARDING KITEBOARDING ABC OF KITEBOARDING STAND UP PADDLE SURF (SUP) SNOWKITING They teach only on the newest kiteboarding and SUP surf gear of Roberto Ricci Designs (RRD) and Starkites.
The 18-hole course was designed by the well known Finnish course architect Lassi Pekka Tilander with the aim of creating a championship level course suitable for international tournaments. A driving range, 2 par 3 holes, practice bunkers, putting and chipping greens are included in the facility. The whole course was opened in August 2008.
The park was created in 1993 The newest Estonian national park. Covered with large mires. The most valuable part of the remaining extensive wilderness area in South-West Estonia. Kuresoo Bog is one of the two best surviving large bogs in Estonia with species diversity is amongst the highest.
Located in Võru County, in Haanja Uplands. Created to secure the preservation, re- establishment and development of the landscapes and nature communities typical to the Haanja Uplands.
Piusa Caves were created in 1922 as a quarry of quartz sand that was used to make glass. Besides the old mining caves there are also three man-made caves in the south from the quarry. The purpose of the caves were geological observations. Piusa caves are popular among hibernating bats.
The Valaste waterfall is not only the highest in Estonia but in all the Baltic States. It’s located along the Ontika cliff, which is 56 m high. Valaste is not only appealing to geologists but also to people who appreciate something where nature and mankind have made something great and unique together.
Location : Lääne County Attraction : Bird migration Founded in order to protect the local waters, wetlands and meadows and their plants and animals (flora and fauna).
Location : Tartu Attraction : Different bog types, bog islands, rivers and lakes, and the surrounding forest massives. The diversity of wet habitats is the most valuable feature of Emajõe-Suursoo.
The river Emajõgi in Tartu is sometimes called the Suur Emajõgi( „the Great Emajõgi“), in contrast with the Väike Emajõgi (“the Little Emajõgi") 10 brigdes over the Emajõgi It’s has been widely used as a waterway and trade route for centuries.