Malá Fatra Mountains - Slovakia
Extent: 549 km²
This mountain range takes northwest area of Slovakia in districts of Žilina, Martin, Čadca and Kysucké Nové Město. With its character, it belongs to the range of Fatra-Tatra area, which forms part of West Carpathian Mountains. Váh-river is dividing Malá Fatra Mountains into Kriváň-Fatra (northern part) and Lučanská Fatra (southern part).
Highest peak: Velký Kriváň (1709 m)
Surface: afforested - beech trees, fir-woods, pine-woods, rests of oak, plough-tails
Relief: it is very rough, mountaneous and of highland character
Climatic area: predominantly colder
Malá Fatra Mountains belong, thanks to its scenery and nature beauties, to most popular and visited areas in Slovakia. The area was declared as National Park.
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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