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Natural Phenomena at Gesäuse National Park

Natural Phenomena

The beauty of nature never fails to captivate us, that's no secret. The wilderness of the Gesäuse National Park is a place full of small and large wonders waiting to be discovered and explored. The unspoiltness, the biodiversity and especially the endemics, the extreme variety of habitats, as well as the impressive rugged mountains are an Eldorado for nature lovers and researchers. Let yourself be inspired by the wild water and steep rock!


Process conservation in the Gesäuse National Park: What are the jewels of biodiversity and what do endemics have to do with it?

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More than stones!
The Gesäuse mountains are part of the Northern Limestone Alps, a special one as you can imagine...

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The Gesäuse has a lot to offer. From wild water to steep rock, there is room for the most diverse creatures at altitudes ranging from 500 to 2369m.

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The Gesäuse National Park is a gem of biodiversity.

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Lady´s slippers


Lynx, golden eagle, northern giant eye, sandpiper...they all share the same habitat: Gesäuse National Park!

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Night sky

The Gesäuse owes its dark starry sky to its geographic location. Austria's largest cities, Vienna, Graz, Salzburg and Linz, are quite far away from the Gesäuse. It lies exactly in the dark center of these metropolises.

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