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Greece 2022 Geoparks
Sitia Geopark is located on the eastern edge of Crete. This area comprises mostly fossiliferous Plio-Pleistocene sedimentary rocks and is known for its karstic caves, dramatic gorges and craggy coastline.
Psiloritis Geopark is located in central Crete. This area comprises a great variety of volcanic, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks aging from Permian to Pleistocene. The stamp depicts outcrops of the eroded limestone formation on a plateau.
Lesvos Geopark is located on the island of Lesvos in the NE Aegean Sea, close to the Turkish coast. It features a petrified forest created by volcanic activity during early Miocene. The stamp shows two standing tree trunks filled with silicate minerals.


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Spain 2022 World Heritage Site
Garajonay National Park is located on La Gomera, one of the Canary Islands created by the Canary hotspot in the North Atlantic Ocean. The minisheet features the prominent Roque de Agando, a phonolite volcanic plug formed 5.1 million years ago.
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Czech Republic 2021 Rock Formation
Dívcí Kameny (Maiden Stones) is located on the Czech-Polish border, in the western part of the Giant Mountains. These towering peaks are fractured Paleozoic granite of the Krkonoše-Jizera Massif carved by erosion and weathering into loaf-like shapes.
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Norway 1994 Tourism
Svolvaergeita is a 150-meter tall granite pinnacle at the southwest face of the mountain Flřyfjellet in the Lofoten Islands, an archipelago in the county of Nordland, Norway. Lofoten is a horst ridge of bedrock which comprises Proterozoic gneiss and granite.
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Faroe Islands 2003 Villages
The Faroe Islands are of volcanic origin and are made up of multiple layers of basalt flows erupted between 54 and 58 million years ago. Other strata between the basalt layers contain volcaniclastic and sedimentary units. These rock formations form the outcrops on the coast of Gásadalur village.
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Italy 1999 Tourism
The earth pyramids at Segonzano is located halfway up the Cembra valley cut by Avisio river. They are the erosional remnant of large moraine deposits formed by Quaternary glaciation. The conglomerate pyramids were preserved due to the presence of rock caps on their tops.
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Serbia 2008 European Nature Protection
Djavolja Varos on the southern slopes of Radan Mountain is a tuff formation created by Neogene volcanism in the Mediterranean Sea region. The tuff formation is covered with a dark andesitic lava flow, whose stronger parts have survived erosion and preserved the tuff pillars below.
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Italy 2004 Tourism
The Aegadian Islands off the northwest coast of Sicily represent emerged part of a Triassic-Jurassic carbonate platform. The platform was faulted and thrusted due to collision between the Sardinia-Corsica microplate and the northern edge of the African continental margin, starting from early Miocene.
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Austria 2022 Beautiful Austria
Blockheide Nature Park is located close to the southern edge of Bohemian Massif, an area in central Europe dominated by rolling hills and dense forest. The park is known for large granite blocks and some rocking stones which are the eroded outcrops of the Late Paleozoic Moldanubian Pluton.
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Ukraine 2017 Beauty and Greatness of Ukraine - Zhytomyr Region
Chatsky Head is located on the left bank of Teterev River near the city of Zhytomyr. The natural sculpture was carved from a Precambrian granite formation of the Ukrainian Shield during the Quaternary Ice Age.
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Liechtenstein 2022 Mountain Panorama
Drei Kapuziner (elevation 2084 m) is a peak in the Western Rhaetian Alps mountain range of the Central Eastern Alps. This Triassic limestone outcrop is part of the Austroalpine nappes, fragments of the Adriatic Plate which were thrusted and uplifted during Alpine orogeny (65 to 2 million years ago).
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Germany 2012 National Parks and Nature Reserves
Jasmund National Park on the northeast coast of Rügen island is known for its large chalk cliffs up to 160 m above the Baltic Sea. The cliffs comprise a fine-grained, highly porous chalk formation deposited during Late Cretaceous. The coastline is changing due to erosion and the collapse of outcrops into the sea.
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