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LAKE KERKINI SHORE . . . (GREECE, MACEDONIA, SERES, LITHOTOPOS, KERKINI)

LAKE KERKINI SHORE . . . . . . (GREECE, MACEDONIA, SERES, LITHOTOPOS, KERKINI) . . . . . . Lake Kerkini in Macedonia in Northern Greece is a unique wetland, declared as National Park according to “Ramsar Convention”, and it is also part of the “Natura 2000” network. The lake is an artificial reservoir, created in 1932, after the construction of a dam in Strumonas River, on the site of an extensive marshland. As one out of then ten wetlands of International Importance of Greece, the lake is also one of the best places in Europe for natural watching of about 300 rare and protected bird species that live and breed there.

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  • Uploaded on February 18, 2011
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    by KAROLOS TRIVIZAS