In the diversified landscape of the Czech Republic, dozens of irregularly dispersed karst areas can be found. Some carbonate bodies have become bared on the Earth’s surface during almost their whole life-spam and have been almost continuously influenced by karst processes.
Pořízek L., Smrž M., Drhovská L., Šenk R., Beran L. & Procházka J.: Mácha‘s Region – A New Part of t
In 2013, the Kokořínsko Protected Landscape Area (PLA) shall be declared again and renamed as the Kokořínsko – Mácha‘s Region PLA. Thus, the current PLA covering 272 km2 will be enlarged by additional 139 km2.
Vlačiha V., Janda Z. & Obermajer J.: The České Středohoří/Bohemian Mittelgebirge Hills – A Jewel Cre
The České středohoří/Bohemian Mittelgebirge Hills Protected Landscape Area (PLA) was established in 1976, due to its extraordinarily valuable landscape scenery, caused by hundreds of mountains and hills related to the volcanic origin of the whole area.
Bauer P., Stein K., Kopecký V. et al.: The Landscape Born from Sea – 40 Years since Establishing the
The sandstone landscape in northern Bohemia, also known as the České Švýcarsko/Bohemian Switzerland, was declared a Protected Landscape Area (PLA) in 1972.
Hausmannová I., Heřman P., Jančaříková I., Ložek V., Mottl J., Moucha P., Slezák M., Tichý T., Urban
A romantic landscape of limestone rocks and huge forest between Prague and Beroun, with the Berounka River being its natural axis and the Gothic Karlštejn Castle its conspicuous landmark, was declared the Protected Landscape Area (PLA) just forty years ago.
Pipek J., Ložek V., Šašek J. & Spilka J.: Will the Brdy Highlands Become a Protected Landscape Area?
The Brdy Highlands is a distinctive extensive forest complex, valuable particularly due to the presence of mountain and sub-montane phenomena and well-preserved hydric regime. Considerable low bedrock fertility, skeletal soils and harsh climate resulted in minimal human settlement and agriculture or even to their absence there.