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HOME (Russian) >>> WORLD NATURE LANDSCAPES >>> EUROPE

This section of the site contains our photographs of natural landscapes of the world, including geological formations, relief forms, natural water bodies and vegetation types, as well as some plants and animals, typical to different native zones and geographical regions.

This page contains the list of images of the Bulgarian (Rodopi and Pirin Mountains) nature: natural landscapes, vegetation types and some plants.
Clicking on the preview in the list below you will be transferred to the page with the full sized image
(each photo has a semantic geographical or biological captions, explaining illustrated objects).

EUROPE

Bulgaria
(North-East of the Balkan peninsula,
Rodopi and Pirin Mountains)

View to the Mesta river valley and Bansko ski resort. Rodopi Mountains are far away.
Southern Bulgaria
Spruce-fir coniferous forests on the Pirin Mountains slope. View to the Mesta river valley.
Altitude is about 1500 meters above sea level. Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi, Pirin Mountains
Spruce-fir coniferous forests on the Pirin Mountains slope. View to the Mesta river valley.
Altitude is about 1500 meters above sea level. Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi, Pirin Mountains
Spruce-fir coniferous forests on the Pirin Mountains slope. View to the Mesta river valley.
Altitude is about 1500 meters above sea level. Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi, Pirin Mountains
Mountain coniferous forest with spruce, fie and pine predominance in the Pirin Mountains.
Altitude is about 1500 meters above sea level. Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi, Pirin Mountains
Spruce-fir coniferous forest in the Pirin Mountains (the trees are covered with lichens).
Altitude is about 1500 meters above sea level. Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi, Pirin Mountains
Spruce-fir coniferous forest in the Pirin Mountains (the trees are covered with lichens).
Altitude is about 1500 meters above sea level. Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi, Pirin Mountains
The pine forest edge with spruce and fir young growth.
Altitude is about 1500 meters above sea level. Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi, Pirin Mountains
The pine forest edge with spruce and small mountain stream.
Altitude is about 1500 meters above sea level. Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi, Pirin Mountains
The pine forest edge with juniper undergrowth.
Altitude is about 1500 meters above sea level. Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi, Pirin Mountains
The Common Juniper (Juniperus communis) shoots with cone-berries.
The pine forest edge in the Pirin Mountains. Altitude is about 1500 meters above sea level.
Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi Mountains
The Clematis bushes with seeds on the pine forest edge.
Pirin Mountains slope at 1500 meters above sea level altitude.
Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi Mountains
The Clematis branches with hair-like (capillaceous) seeds.
Pine forest edge in the Pirin Mountains slope at 1500 meters above sea level.
Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi Mountains
The Clematis branches with hair-like (capillaceous) seeds.
Pine forest edge in the Pirin Mountains slope at 1500 meters above sea level.
Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi Mountains
The dried Thistle (Cirsium, Asteraceae family) with seeds.
Pine forest edge in the Pirin Mountains slope at 1500 meters above sea level.
Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi Mountains
The dried Thistle (Cirsium, Asteraceae family) with seeds.
Pine forest edge in the Pirin Mountains slope at 1500 meters above sea level.
Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi Mountains
Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia, Faboideae subfamily) seeds (beans).
Pine forest edge in the Pirin Mountains slope at 1500 meters above sea level.
Southern Bulgaria, Rodopi Mountains
Mountain pine forest on the Pirin Mountain slope at 1800 meters above sea level.
Vihren Peak on the background (2914 meters height). Southern Bulgaria, Pirin Mountains
Mountain pine forest on the Pirin Mountain slope at 1900 meters above sea level.
Vihren Peak on the background (2914 meters height). Southern Bulgaria, Pirin Mountains
Mountain pine forest on the Pirin Mountain slope at 2000 meters above sea level.
Vihren Peak on the background (2914 meters height). Southern Bulgaria, Pirin Mountains
Altitudinal vegetation zones on the border between coniferous forest and alpine meadows.
Vihren Peak slope at about 2200 meters above sea level.
Southern Bulgaria, Pirin Mountains
Alpine (high altitude) zone on the Vihren Peak slope (mountain height is 2914 meters).
Southern Bulgaria, Pirin Mountains
Alpine (high altitude) zone on the Vihren Peak slope (mountain height is 2914 meters).
Southern Bulgaria, Pirin Mountains
Alpine (high altitude) zone on the Vihren Peak slope (mountain height is 2914 meters).
Southern Bulgaria, Pirin Mountains
Thick snow cover (about 2 meters) on the Vihren Peak slope.
Altitude is about 2200 meters above sea level. Southern Bulgaria, Pirin Mountains

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Except these photograps you can find a lot of images of other geographical regions natural landscapes:
Russia (from West to East): West Baltic (Kurshskaya Kosa), Moscow Region (Central Russia), Northern Caucasus Mountains (Elbruz), Middle Volga (Taiga zone), Middle Volga (Steppe zone), Ural Mountains (Chusovaya river), Taz peninsula (North of Western Siberia), Ob-river valley (Central part of Western Siberia), Altai Steppe and Mountains (South of Western Siberia), Sayan Mountains (South of Western Siberia), Lake Baikal (South of Central Siberia), Sihote-Alin Mountains (South of the Far East), Kuril Islands;
Former USSR States: Georgia (Central Caucasus Mountains), Northern Tien-Shan: Issyk-Kul Lake and Zailiysky Alatau, Western Tien-Shan Mountains (Kirgizstan), Tadjikstan (Pamir Mountains);
Europe: Norway, Finland, UK: England and Scotland, UK: Wales, France, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus;
Asia: Turkey, Middle East (Syria, Lebanon and Israel), North-East of China (Peking), Sri Lanka, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia (Bali Island);
North America: USA East coast (Eastern states), Alaska, Rocky Mountains (USA, Montana), Yellowstone National Park, Utah and Nevada mountains, South-West steppe and deserts (Arizona and Texas);
Central America: Mexico, Cuba (Caribbean), Guatemala and Honduras, Costa Rica;
South America: Venezuela (Orinoco River and Guiana Highlands), Central Andes and Amazonian Lowland (Peru), Precordillera (Argentina), Brazilian Highlands (Brazilian Plateau), Patagonia (Argentina), Land of Fire (Tierra del Fuego) Archipelago;
Africa: Tunis (Tunisia), Egypt, Tenerife Island (Canaries Archipelago) Kenya and Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Namibia, Swaziland, South African Republic;
Australia and New Zealand: North Australia (Darwin), Australia Northern Territory, South-Eastern Australia (Sydney, New South Wales), South Australia (Melburn, Victoria), New Zealand: North Island, New Zealand: South Island;
Antarctic: Antarctic Peninsula.





 

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