Nízké Tatry (Low Tatra Mountains) - Slovakia
Extent: 1258 km²
This mountain complex is most extended mountain range of Slovak Republic and take its central part in districts of Liptovský Mikuláš, Brezno, Ružomberok, Banská Bystrica and Poprad. The nucleus of this West Carpathian Mountain Range is formed with granite and crystalic slates.
Highest peak: Ďumbier (2043 m)
Surface: in its northern part, it is formed mostly with pine-wood forests, in its southern path, there are to be found leafy-woods and beech-tree forests, whereas in higher locations plough-tail is prevailing.
In the area, there are open for public ice-caves, such as: Demanovská Cave of Freedom, Demanovska Ice Cave, Važec Cave, Bystrianska Cave and Cave of Dead Bats.
Low Tatra Mountains are declared as National Park, thanks to local rare and variegated fauna and flora.
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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