Markovi kouli (Macedonia) – protected geological site

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pp. 25-27
Institute for Protection of Natural Rarities, Skopie
Institute for Protection of Natural Rarities, Skopie
Abstract: 

The locality Markovi kouli near the town of Prilep is a complex site of geological, botanical, archaeological, historical and cultural significance. It consists of Precambrian metamorphic rocks (gneiss and schists) intruded by Late Precambrian granodiorite. Erosion led to formation of beautiful landforms. Endemic plants species, fortress and monasteries add to the importance of thet remarkable complex site.

С. Клинчаров, В. Анастасовски. Геологический локалитет Маркови кули, Македения. Локалитет Маркови кули вблизи города Прилеп является комплексным объектом геологического, ботанического, археологического, исторического и культурного значения. Он состоит из докембрийских метаморфических пород (гнейсов и сланцев) интродюированные позднедокембрийским гранодиоритом. Эрозия привела к образованию замечательных форм рельефа. Эндемические растения, крепость и монастыри дополняют этот замечательный комплекс.

Keywords: 

geological heritage, eroded granodiorite, complex site

VOLUME 26 (2)/June 1996 Geological Heritage in South-East Europe

Geological Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

Instituti i Studimeve dhe Projectimeve te Gjeologjise, Blloku "Vasil Shanto", Tirana, Albania

Institute of Palaeontology and Quaternary Geology, Croatian Academy of Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia

Institute for Protection of Natural Rarities, Skopie
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Institute for Protection of Natural Rarities, Skopie

Geological Institute of Romania, Caransebeş Str., 1, 78344 Bucharest, Romania

Institute of Regional Geology and Plaeontology, Faculty of Mining and Geology, University of Belgrade, Kamenicka Str. 6, P.O.Box 227, Belgrade
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Institute of Regional Geology and Plaeontology, Faculty of Mining and Geology, University of Belgrade, Kamenicka Str. 6, P.O.Box 227, Belgrade

Institute of Regional Geology and Palaeontology, Faculty of Mining and Geology, University of Belgrade, Kamenička Str. 6, P.O.Box 227, 11001 Belgrade
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Institute of Regional Geology and Palaeontology, Faculty of Mining and Geology, University of Belgrade, Kamenička Str. 6, P.O.Box 227, 11001 Belgrade

Geology and Palaeontology, University of Ljubljana, Aškerčeva 2, 61000 Ljubljana
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Geology and Palaeontology, University of Ljubljana, Aškerčeva 2, 61000 Ljubljana
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Institute of the Slovenian Republic for Conservation of the Natural and Cultural Heritage, Plečnikov trg 2, 61000 Ljubljana

Geology and Palaeontology, University of Ljubljana, Aškerčeva, 2, 61000 Ljubljana
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Geology and Palaeontology, University of Ljubljana, Aškerčeva, 2, 61000 Ljubljana
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Institute of the Slovenian Republic for Conservation of the Natural and Cultural Heritage, Plečnikov trg 2, 61000 Ljubljana