Chvojnická Hilly Country - Slovakia
Chvojnicka Hilly Country is situated in West Slovakia, in Záhorie area, in Region of Trnava, in Skalica and Senica districts. This hill complex belongs to Zahorie plain, which forms a part of Vienna basin.
369 sqaure kilometres
The highest hill:
Zamčisko - 434 metres above sea level
This area could be joined to neogene, sedimented basins of Internal West Carpathian Mountains. It is created mostly with less hardened or loose sea neogene sediments, such as: loams, marls, sands, gravels, etc. On the other hand, also the limestones or carbon and ryolite seams are to be found there. The north part belongs to Magura granite belt of outer granite line. The surface is not too rough, modelled mainly by means of west winds, drifted with immense gusts of clays.
However, this hilly country relief is defeated quickly with erosion. Moreover, in its central part, the relief is modelled with rivers. The surface is without forests. At present, arable soil is predominating, the rest of forests and persistent grass copse are seldom appearing. You can find there vineyards, mainly in the surroundings of the town of Skalica, forming a part of Small-Carpathian vineyards´ area.
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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