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Natural characteristics of the Cerkno region: hydrological natural heritage, a valuable natural feature of national importance in the Natura 2000 area, pools, waterfalls, river beds, rapids, brooks and rivers, the breeding area of pure Soča marble trout, pristine nature, and an abundance of plant and animal life.

The Zaganjalka intermittent spring

Interesting hydrological natural heritage is preserved by the Zaganjalka or Zaganjalščica spring under the village of Cerkljanski Vrh in the Volkova Grapa ravine near the Zakrog farm. The spring is located high below the...

The Zakojška Grapa gully

The Zakojška Grapa gully used to be a rich source of life where large families lived. Every homestead cultivated its own land, on which they grew the food for their survival. The homesteads were...

The Kazarska Grapa gully

The Kazarska Grapa gully is an interesting natural landmark, extending from the outfall of the stream into the Idrijca river and upwards to the village of Bukovo. The gully is full of natural sights:...

The aragonite Ravenska jama cave

The distinctive feature of the cave in Ravne, which makes it known around the world, is found in the exceptionally rich aragonite formations. While calcite flowstone and dripstones are a common occurrence in caves,...

The Zapoška canyon

The Zapoška stream springs from under the peak of Porezen and runs south towards Cerkno. Here is where the canyon of Zapoška was formed, a gorge with steep slopes, and two large and numerous...

The Idrijca river

The spring of the Idrijca river is in Mrzla Rupa, at the end of the Vojsko plateau (Slov. Vojskarska planota) at an altitude of 960 m. After about 60 km the river flows into...

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