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Puez-Odle Nature Park

Natural Monument · Val Gardena Dolomites · 2,659 m
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This nature reserve measuring approx. 10,196 hectares was founded in 1977 and was extended in 1999 to its present size. The Puez-Odle Nature Park is bordered to the north by the Erbe Pass, to the south by the Gardena Pass, to the east by the Val Badia, an
The nature reserve is famous for its numerous rock formations which are typical of the Dolomites. The porphyritic platform, the Werfen layers, calcareous rocks, the Schiliar dolomite, the Dachstein dolomite and the Arenaria stone of the Gardena Valley are among the most important ones. On one side the nature reserve is situated at the foot of the Odle mountain range (Sass Rigais, Furchetta), which are over 3,000 m high. On the other side it faces the Puez Plateau (Sassongher and Stevia with the Col de la Pieres 2,759 m).


46.595500, 11.825240
46°35'43.8"N 11°49'30.9"E
32T 716401 5164092
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