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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.

  • Geoparks

    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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