Oleshky Sands, Oleshky

#3 of 7 in Nature in Kherson Oblast
Oleshky Sands (Ukrainian: Олешківські піски, romanized: Oleshkivsʹki pisky) is a desert in Ukraine. It is situated inland from the Ukrainian coast of the Black Sea and consists of sand dunes or kuchuhury (locally), which reach a height up to five meters. A sparse vegetation can be located across the sands.
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  • The Aleskov Sands is a unique desert area, the most extensive in Europe. Getting here, involuntarily catch yourself thinking about the inexhaustible diversity of natural landscapes of Ukraine
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  • When the question became, where you can have time to go in one day, having leafed Google, stopped on the Aleshkov sands. Absolutely did not regret their choice. It's beautiful, colorful, interesting and, yes...
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  • Many spiders
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  • A unique place, desert medias of the forest! However, the forest is planted artificially with the aim of stopping the desert! Just a sea of sand!
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