Carpathians


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a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania

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In the winter, he also does skiing tours: "This niche is still relatively small, but yes, an increasing number of guests are discovering going to the Carpathians in winter.
The Carpathian Beech Forests, a UNESCO world heritage site, are not properly protected according to WWF and the Supreme Audit Office.
He also noted that the Carpathian forests are interesting not only to Ukrainians but also to the whole world and are protected by UNESCO.
However, the biogeographical boundary between the Bohemian Hercynides and the Western Carpathians can be attributed rather to differences in environmental conditions during the last glacial, which supported the existence of so-called "cryptic refuges" in the Western Carpathians and consequently different faunal development in both areas (Horacek 2000, Pokorny et al.
But there are still not enough reliable data describing the mobility of the Carpathians in detail and from a sufficient time perspective.
The Transylvanian Depression represents the central part of the Romanian territory, standing out through its position delimited by the mountains of the Southern Carpathians, in the South (Fagaras, Cindrel, Sureanu Mountains), Apuseni Mountains in the West, the mountains of the Eastern Carpathians, in the East (Tibles, Bargau, Calimani, Harghita, Rodnei and Persani).
On May 22, 2003, seven countries -- Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine, signed the Convention for the protection and sustainable development of the Carpathians.
Romania's Brasov-Comarnic segment is supposed to be part of the almost 600 km long A3 motorway, going from Bucharest towards the north of the country, crossing the southern Carpathians through Prahova Valley, cutting diagonally through the Transylvanian Plateau, reaching the border crossing point with Hungary at Bors.
The Germans and Austrians had to overcome differences at the general staff level before the German High Command and Gen Erich von Falkenhayn agreed to move four corps equaling eight divisions from the western front to Gorlice at the edge of the Carpathians, linking them to Tarnow.
Detailed geochemical studies of groundwaters and bedrocks have been performed in Bieszczady Mountains (range of the Carpathians, SE Poland), in the area where mineral waters have been planned to be used for balneotherapy.
I awoke in Sighisoara the following day for a walking tour of the town, which is a Unesco World Heritage site and one of the few citadels in Europe still inhabited; we then travelled to Bran Castle and Brasov and the steep climb through the wooded Carpathians, with snow-covered peaks glimpsed above the trees.
John-Paul Himka, Last Judgment Iconography in the Carpathians.
Indeed, pre-war planning deemed the Carpathians a pass-through vice maneuver zone.
At 2544 metres, it is the pride of Romania and the highest mountain in Argeucounty, in the Fagaras Mountains of the Southern Carpathians.
In addition, the diversity and richness of the anthropogenic tourism potential (traditional architecture, culture, pilgrimages, and also local gastronomy) represent a big plus for the rural tourism in the Carpathians.