21 finalists of the All-Ukrainian stock "Seven Natural Miracles of Ukraine" are declared.
Summing up the second stage of competition took place on Volhynia during a festival "Etnoleto: Ivan Kupala on Svityaz".
Finalists of an action became: the biospheric reserve "Askaniya — Is New" (The Kherson area), the geological wildlife area "Basalt columns" (Rivnensky area), Balaklava Bay with capes Aja and Fiolent (Crimea), the landscape wildlife area "Bukovinsky falls" (Chernovitsky area), Goverl's mountain (Ivano - Frankovsky area),regionalno - landscape park "Granitno — Steppe Pobuzhye"(The Nikolaev area), Desnyanskaya Obolon (The Chernigov area), the Dniester canyon (Vinnytsia, Ivano - Frankovsky and Ternopol areas), the Danube biospheric reserve (Odessa region), the reserve "Stone Graves" (Donetsk region), Kanevsky mountains on the Dnepr River (The Cherkassk area), the Karadagsky natural reserve (Crimea), Kochubeevsky oaks (Poltava region), the Marble cave (Crimea), Oleshkovsky sand (Kherson), the Optimistic cave (The Ternopol area), national natural park "Podilski Tovtry" (Hmelnitsky area), the lake Svityaz (The Volynsk area), the lake Sinevir (Zakarpatye), Uritsky rocks (The Lvov area), the Apple-tree - a colony (The Sumy area).
"21 finalists represent the main regions of Ukraine and the main unique natural features, since mountains, caves, lakes and finishing the biggest desert in Europe. To Ukrainians will be what to choose, and to foreigners will be what to look", - the initiator of the stock "Seven Natural Miracles of Ukraine" the People's DeputynotedNikolay Tomenko.
The final of an action will take place on August 26 in the Kiev fortress where 7 natural miracles of Ukraine will be declared.
UNIAN reference. The competition "7 natural miracles" is the second stage of the All-Ukrainian stock "7 miracles of Ukraine" where seven best historians - cultural and architectural objects of the country were elected.
The action is declared in March, 2008, and on August 26, by the Independence Day of Ukraine, after carrying out the Internet - vote and an expert assessment, 7 natural miracles which became winners of an action will be declared.
Scientific and expert maintenance of action carries out Institute of geological sciences of NAN of Ukraine and specialists of geographical and geological faculties of leading higher education institutions of the country.