Articles | Volume 77, issue 1
Geogr. Helv., 77, 53–66, 2022

Special issue: Geomorphology and society

Geogr. Helv., 77, 53–66, 2022

Standard article 19 Jan 2022

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Chancen, Herausforderungen und Risiken der Inwertsetzung des regionalen Geo-Erbes: Geotopschutz und Geotourismus im Spannungsfeld unterschiedlichster Interessen

Heidi Megerle et al.

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In the field of regional geo-heritage promotion, this paper presents some opportunities, challenges and risks for geotope protection and geotourism.