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Der Hochobir Aus Natur und Geschichte

By: Bettina Golob(Editor), Helmut Zwander(Editor)
328 pages, 213 illustrations
Der Hochobir
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  • Der Hochobir ISBN: 9783853280171 Edition: 2 Hardback Jan 2003 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
Price: £21.50
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Language: German

The Hochobir is one of the most popular excursions and hiking mountains in the Karawanks, Carinthia, Austria, and thousands of people each year visit the Obir caves. Der Hochobir aims to give the reader an insight into the history of the mountain and its exploration. Among other things, it describes the evolution of the oldest and highest meteorological station of the Habsburg Monarchy, and deals with the peculiarities of the Obir dialect. Furthermore, Der Hochobir covers geology, mineralogy, the botanical life and the zoological peculiarities of Hochobir.

Summary in German:
Der Hochobir zählt zu den beliebtesten Ausflugs- und Wanderbergen in den Karawanken Kärntens und tausende Menschen besuchen jedes Jahr die Obir-Tropfsteinhöhlen. Seit Jahrhunderten zieht dieses Bergmassiv aber auch Wissenschaftler verschiedenster Fachrichtungen in seinen Bann. Dieses Buch soll dem Leser Einblick in die Geschichte des Berges und seiner Erforschung geben. Es beschreibt unter anderem die Entwicklung der ältesten und höchstgelegenen meterologischen Station der Habsburgermonarchie und befasst sich mit den Eigenheiten des Obir-Dialekts. Weiters wird von den 29 Autoren ein Bogen von der Geologie über die Mineralogie bis hin zu den botanischen und zoologischen Besonderheiten des Hochobir gespannt.




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By: Bettina Golob(Editor), Helmut Zwander(Editor)
328 pages, 213 illustrations
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