Vlasac is one of the Mesolithic-Neolithic sites foundin the Upper Gorge of the Danube. The geological history of the Danube Gorges (also known as the Iron Gates) is marked by different geological strata visible as the Danube cuts the southern extent of the Carpathian Mountains. The Danube Gorges area, connecting the Pannonian and Dacian basins,is some 150 km long and is composed of threesmall valleys and four gorges with distinct geological histories and irregular riverbeds due to differential erosion of the underlying rocks


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