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Global Geoparks Network

European Geoparks Network

Formed to protect geodiversity and promote geological heritage/tourism to the general public. Includes guides to member "open-air geological museums", education resources, details of conferences, and news.


An article tracing the development of the concepts, first of European Geoparks, then Global Geoparks; includes links to UNESCO, conferences, and the network of parks worldwide.

Hong Kong Geopark

Offers an overview of the geological features of Hong Kong, with a visitors guide and educational resources.

Kanawinka Global Geopark

A guide to Australia’s most extensive volcanic area, in Victoria and South Australia, and its six Geosites of International Significance; also includes education materials, fact sheets, and visitor information.

Langkawi Geopark

An archipelago off the coast of Malaysia with a complex geological history, including evidence of a major strike by a meteorite; provides a comprehensive visitor guide to Langkawi, and background on the island's culture and geology.

The Lesvos Petrified Forest Geopark

An area of fossilized tree trunks petrified in place 20 million years ago, now a European and Global Geopark in Greece; includes an account of the geology, maps, educational materials, and a guide to the park's museum.

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