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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.

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1  Kuressaare Regional Training Centre Saare County, Estonia Säde Matiisen Hillar Kapsta Karl-Kaspar Kuleša Sten Mägi Iceland, September 2012

2 The places worth of visiting  Panga cliff  Kaali crater  Neemi Arboretum

3  The Panga cliff is located on the northern shore of Saaremaa.  It is the highest of the Saaremaa and Muhu Cliffs metrer.  The length of the cliff is approximately 2.5 kilometres.

4  Kaali lake – the unique geological object in Estonia  The initial mass of the meteorite could be tons  Its mass at impact was tons.  Its diameter- 110 metres and 22 metres in depth.

5  In 1925 Mihkel Rand ( ), 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.

6  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.

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8  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.

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10  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.

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12  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.

13  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.

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15  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.

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17  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).

18  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.

19  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.

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