Ukr. geogr. z. 2014, N3:25-33

L. Sorokina – Institute of Geography of the Ukraine National Academy of Sciences, Kiev;
S. Doroshkevich – Institute of Geography of the Ukraine National Academy of Sciences, Kiev;
A. Kushnir – Institute of Geography of the Ukraine National Academy of Sciences, Kiev.


Reconstructions of natural conditions at the time of Scythian tribes’ existence (VIII-III CT. BC. E), based on the study of Belsky settlement have been performed. Results of complex landscape and paleogeographic studies make it possible to see the development trend of natural landscape components within this archaeological site. The character of natural resource management by Scythian and modern population depending on the landscape conditions has been identified.

Key words: 
paleolandscape reconstruction, landscape, Holocene, soil, Scythian settlement, natural resource management

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