Applied geography in theory and practice by Aleksandar Lukic

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It will also be interesting to observe to which extent administrative regionalisation has respected historical regional and cultural identities which are strong and vivid in many countries, but had been covered by Communist administrative systems. The paper will be illustrated by map sections from the Atlas of Eastern and Southeastern Europe. 2010. rs) Trade is considered to be one of development level indicators as well as one of the economic instruments for diminishing uneven development. In Serbia, where the regional differences are very much emphasized, spatial analysis of trade activities could be of great help in understanding the trade spatial diffusion and the mechanism of creating and maintaining spatial differences in the Republic.

The comparison of this tourist development data has been made for 1988 and 2008, the final points of the period during which Croatian tourism, including the Middle Dalmatian islands, had experienced significant changes. This paper also presents the dynamics of tourism development during the same period, as along with the processes of polarization in tourism development of the four islands. An analysis of the processes of concentration, centralization, decentralization and policentric tourism development is also provided.

In a nearby valley, up to three tuff formation phases have been identified, though date results refer to evolution from Pleistocene to Holocene and to the first half of Holocene. Therefore, these records reveal new data on the climatic phases during Quaternary in the central area of the Iberian Peninsula. In the rock shelters of the Combe’s Triassic sandstone ridges, there appeared some remains of the fist human settlements during the Neolithic. In this respect, the first settlements of the Celtiberian and Roman cultures in this area are closely linked to the water resources of this calcareous massif.

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