Gumance above Klana
GLACIAL VALLEY
Glacial valleys can be identified by their characteristic U-shape, which distinguishes them from V-shaped river valleys... [more]

Pribeniš - Platak
TRACES OF GLACIATION ON MT PLATAK
Glacial erratics, boulders that bear witness to the extent and movements of glaciers which once covered the mountains in the hinterland of today's Rijeka Bay, can also be seen on Mali Pribeniš, not far from the Great Mountain Lodge on Mt Platak... [more]

June 2017  Lipanj, 2017
LOESS ON THE KVARNER ISLANDS
Routes passing between high walls of small-sized sediment, bordered by reeds, are a typical sight on some islands of Kvarner Bay. This pale yellow sediment which covers Susak Island and part of Unije Island is called loess. It formed at the peak of the ice age when the level of the Adriatic Sea was much lower than today. What is now the bottom of the sea was at that time the bed of the Po River and its alluvial plain. The material from the alluvial plain was transported by the wind to the region of today's islands  ... [more]

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