Bigar Cascade Falls
This is the Bigar Cascade Falls in Carass Severin, Romania. The dramatic moss-covered falls are situated in the forests of the Anina Mountains and is formed by an underground water spring that spills into the Minis River.Underground water that passes through the homonym cave is rich in limestone, flows in the river Minis passing over a rocky threshold, forming a cascade of tufa.
Anina is located between Cheile Nerei – Beusnita National Park and Semenic – Cheile Carasului National Park, and due to its natural and industrial heritage deserves the status of a geo-park, a much needed status for such an important geological and historical area.The tourism potential of the area is special. The mountains of Anina are formed 70% of karst rocks and the waters have carved various specific formations such as waterfalls, slopes, caves, gorges.
geographical location: Caras-Severin, Romania, Europe
geographical coordinates: 44° 39′ 53″ North, 22° 6′ 17″ East
Image courtesy: Sandra Rugina