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Natural-Geographic Characteristics of the Boka Kotorska Area as the Basis of Development

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Author(s): Damir Magaš

Journal: Geoadria
ISSN 1331-2294

Volume: 7;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 51;
Date: 2002;
Original page

Keywords: Boka Kotorska | geographical features | development

ABSTRACT
The paper contains essential interaction determinants of the spatial position and natural geographical bases of the Boka Kotorska area in the function of its development. Covering an area of about 800 km2 and with more than 60.000 inhabitants it form a specific littoral area in the contact zone Montenegro-Croatia. Special consideration is given to the characteristics of the geological origin and structure of this area, to geomorphological features, climatovegetational characteristics and influence of soils. Rich water appearances were essential for the preservation and continuity of life and economic development. The author points out the importance of physicogeographical components in historiogeographical and recent development and also the necessity of valuing them in the modern socioeconomic development conditions.

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