Created 15-Mar-13
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Öland is the second largest of the islands of Sweden. The limestone pavement habitat of southern Öland, known as Stora Alvaret. has been entered as a site of the UNESCO World Heritage program.Features of this are the many rare species found; prehistory sites such as Gettlinge and Eketorp; numerous old wooden windmills left standing, some of which date to the 17th century; and the special geological alvar landscape.
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Categories & Keywords
Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:Europe
Subcategory Detail:Sweden
Keywords:Eketorp, Gettlinge, Oland, Patriomonio de la Humanidad, Schweden, Stora Alvaret, Sverige, Sweden, Unesco, Welterbe, World Heritage, Zweden, limestone, limestone pavement, werelderfgoed, windmill, windmills, Öland