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The Rhodope Mountains cover an area of about 240 kilometres long and 100 - 120 kilometres wide. The highest mountain is the Golyam Perelik (2'091 m).

 

Bulgaria 1962, Rhodope Mountains.
(viewpoint unknown)

 

Bulgaria 1964, Erkupria-Cave.
The Erkupria Cave is located about 3 kilometres in the south-east of the village Sitovo.
The stamp was issued in the series "Landscapes".

 

Bulgaria 1964, Rhodope.
The stamp was issued in the series "Landscapes".

It is not confirmed, but it seems the stamp is depicting the Trigrad Gorge.

The Trigrad Gorge is located about 7 kilometres in the north of Trigrad. The towering cliffs of the gorge has been formed for over millions of years by the Trigrad River. The gorge is about 6-7 kilometres long and the vertical walls of the gorge between 100-300 meters high. It was declared as a protected reserve on December 6, 1963.

 

Bulgaria 1968, Smolyan Lakes.
The Smolyan lakes are located below the Snezhanka Peak, near the small city Smolyan.
The Smolyan lakes (Smolynski) are a protected area. The lakes are known as the “emerald eyes of the Rodope Mountains".
The stamp was issued in the series "Landscapes".

 

Bulgaria 1967, Golyam Perelik.
The stamp was issued in the series "Mountains of Bulgaria".

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