ⓘ Pulkovo Heights is a chain of hills located to the south of Saint Petersburg. They run to the south-west in the direction of the Izhora Plateau and have an alti ..

                                     

ⓘ Pulkovo Heights

Pulkovo Heights is a chain of hills located to the south of Saint Petersburg. They run to the south-west in the direction of the Izhora Plateau and have an altitude of up to 73 meters.

In the Neolithic period approximately 7500-5000 years ago Pulkovo heights was the coast of the Littorina sea. Its bottom is a modern Neva lowland stretch at its Saint-Petersburg. Ancient sea gradually retreated and took the place of the current Baltic sea. Apparently, the place was full of impassable forests and swamps. Thick forest covered the Pulkovo heights, but it was gradually reduced.

In the 18th century, is situated at the foot of the village Gallerovo Pulkovo, Tolmachevo, nasty, upper and lower Koyerovo, stone, Kiskino, clay toys-Mountain area, on the site of Pulkovo - Pulkovo village, founded in 1714 in Pulkovo Estate. The road ran from Pulkovo Koporye in the Poconos.

The hills were used as a natural line of defense during the great Patriotic war and blockade of Leningrad, when the Germans occupied the hills from September 1941 until January 1944. This is the location of the Pulkovo Observatory and the industrial suburb of Shushary.

                                     
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