Lake Galcescu - Parang Mountains - details and images

Galcescu Lake is located in the middle of Parang mountain, north-eastern tip of Great Parângul a great ice bucket by the variety of flora and glacial rock.

Lotrului Basin vegetation is a plant paradise. Besides the many species of grasses and shrubs, jnepenis wheels, in the circus Galcescu rare plants are found and protected.

Of the muscles in subalpine marshes in Lake Galcescu surroundings are Hylocomium Pyrenaicum, arctic-alpine element, this species is a glacial relict. As the sun rise in Great Muntinu, Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum) turns its fluffy inflorescence.
Also, fauna is very rich. On a clear day you can see on the steep cliffs of the peak Gauri games chamois (Rupicapra Rupicapra). Other species characteristic of alpine and subalpine zone are bear (Ursus arctos), wolf (Canis lupus), wild boar (Sus scrofa), fox (Vulpes vulpes), wild cat (Felix silvestris), pars gray (Glis Glis), lynx (Lynx lynx ) to the rocky alpine peaks nest eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) and Raven (Corvus corax). Pride hides in a circus the rock butterfly, a bird with vivid colors, only highlighted the flight.

They can visit the Cave of Outlaws of Coal, which is told that he was hiding LOTR (outlaws). The source route-Lotrului Gâlcescu downstream of Lake Gâlcescu, less coal can be diverted to see the impressive waterfall cascades over 10m.

Circus Gâlcescu, shaped in granite and granodiorite, is the most complex, multi-stage bounded by broken slope.

Galcescu bucket, embroidered with juniper bushes, which houses the lake with the same name and which is the largest. Of course the most important lake is primarily Gâlcescu a depth of 9.3 m and an area of three hectares.

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