Gotland comprises a landscape of striking contrasts, ranging over steeply cliffed coastlines and bird-rich coastal meadows, flat, bare limestone outcrops and shady forest meadows, extensive sedge fens and small, orchid-rich flush fens. "Outdoor Gotland" will help you to discover the countless gems of the Gotlandic countryside.
The book contains descriptions of 100 sites of special natural interest, harbouring rich bird life, lush vegetation, remarkale geological formations or a beautiful view. A general overview map and 39 detailed maps lead you in the right direction, brief you on where to park the car, where to find the best view, where the tower hide is situated, where the nature trails start, etc.
One section of the book describes the geology of the island and the fossils you can find, the different habitats of Gotland and which plants and animals they support, and faunal life. Finally, there is information on angling, societies, protected species of animals and plants and the right of public access to the countryside.
Title: Outdoor Gotland - Natural History and Wildlife
Text: Jens-Henrik Kloth, Ulf Lovén
Publisher: Fornsalens Förlag
Year of publication: 2002
Size: 15 x 24 cm
Pages: 175, illustr.