Detailed GIS on Caves zoning in Bulgaria

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Even though already in 2011 transferred Popov map as KML , it is purely wishful and with rather vague boundaries. Therefore, I decided to make a detailed file for GIS and Google Earth, to allow only with coordinates to find the region and subregion, especially in controversial areas. And the more I go into this matter, I see that the existing cave map-index and zoning has accumulated serious mistakes – the most striking example of this are the niches and caves in both visited me Nochevo of Light and Cult , put into the 413 zone, just because it is in Kardjali Municipality.
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Update August 2016
Since the overthrow of boundaries besides the topography and use the lands of settlements where there are caves, I decided to do another file – with the lands and the number of caves in them. Most often area and location is the starting point in the search for caves, so I decided to highlight the accumulation of caves by smaller administrative units. Moreover for fun, and statistics, I added a column formula calculating how caves are per square kilometer in these lands…
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Update October 2016
Although, still working on those files purely informative can be used as WMTS Service Layer by adding a layer online from here

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