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Kherson Oblast

Round fields in Kherson

In the southern Ukraine can observe these wheels on the ground. Mysterious circles - a farm field.
Their shape - the result of using mechanical irrigation system for watering the earth.
Water obtained from Kakhovkinskoe main channel.


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The biosphere reserve Askania-Nova

Askania-Nova (Ukrainian: Асканія-Нова) is a biosphere reserve (sanctuary) located in Kherson Oblast, Ukraine, within the dry Taurida steppe near Oleshky Sands.

The reserve consists of the acclimatization zoo, arboretum and virgin steppe sanctuary(the last such area in Europe) and has total area of 825 km².

Askania-Nova

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