Definition of geopark in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒiːəʊpɑːk/


A UNESCO-designated area containing one or more sites of particular geological importance, intended to conserve the geological heritage and promote public awareness of it, typically through tourism.
Example sentences
  • Steffeln is a very small village, population 500, in the European geopark Vukaneifel, Germany.
  • The Abberley and Malvern Hills geopark was formed in 2003- the 17th to be created - and covers an area of 480 square miles.
  • The geopark turns attention to the close connection between geological heritage and human society.

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