Crimea – Yalta

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Crimea map Ukraine

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Yalta is a city in Crimea, southern Ukraine, on the north coast of the Black Sea. The city is located on the site of an ancient Greek colony, said to have been founded by Greek sailors who were looking for a safe shore  on which to land. It is situated on a deep bay facing south towards the Black Sea, surrounded by wooded mountains.

Population: 134.000 (2011)

16-18th July 2011

Ayu-Dag Ukraine laccolith
Mountain named Ayu-Dag (Bear-Mountain) outside of Yalta. The mountain is a laccolith (sheet intrusion (or concordant pluton) that has been injected between two layers of sedimentary rock.)
Yalta city
Yalta city
Yalta
Yalta
Typical crimean architecture.
Typical crimean architecture.
Alexander Nevski Church, Yalta.
Alexander Nevski Church, Yalta.
Italian registered cruiseship "Costa mediterranea" visiting Yalta.
Italian registered cruiseship “Costa mediterranea” visiting Yalta.
City centre.
City centre.
Small beach in downtown Yalta.
Small beach in downtown Yalta.

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Lenin still standind strong in Yalta, however located next to a newly built Mc. donalds.
Lenin still standind strong in Yalta, however located next to a newly built Mc. donalds.

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