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Calanche of Piana
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Calanche of Piana

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Natural
Country: France
Best of: Reserve
Description:
The nature reserve, which is part of the Regional Natural Park of Corsica, occupies the Scandola peninsula, an impressive, porphyritic rock mass. The vegetation is an outstanding example of scrubland. Seagulls, cormorants and sea eagles can be found there. The clear waters, with their islets and inaccessible caves, host a rich marine life.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Calanche of Piana", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.