Ostrožky - Slovakia
Ostrožky Mountain Countryside complex is placed in Central Slovakia, in Region of Banska Bystrica, in Lučenec, Detva and Velký Krtíš districts. The complex belongs to Slovak Ore Mountains area, which forms a part of Internal West Carpathian Mountains.
256 sqaure kilometres
The highest hill:
Ostrožka – 877 metres above sea level
Ostrožky is built with neogenn volcanic andesits and crystalic mineral rocks. Hilly relief of Ostrožky has character of plain land with deeply cut valleys, divided into smaller complexes. On steep slopes, original leafy woods and mixed forests were preserved, the other areas are without forests, covered with a mosaic of meadows, pasture lands and arable soil.
The colonization has character of deserted houses and buildings. You can find there numerous quantity of mineral springs. South part of the range belongs to warm climatic area, and it is changed, in north direction, to moderate warm and cold climatic area. Military training area Lešť, situated there, is closed for public, is penetrating into Javorie Hills Range, Ostrožky and Krupinska Table - Land, and belongs to most known military space of Central Europe.
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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