Pohronský Inovec - Slovakia
Pohronsky Inovec Mountain Range is placed in Central Slovakia, in Region of Nitra, in Zlaté Moravce district, and in Banska Bystrica Region, in Žarnovica district. The complex belongs into Slovak Ore Mountains, which forms a part of Internal West Carpathian Mountains.
143 square kilometres
The highest hill:
Velký Inovec (Great Inovec) - 901 metres above sea level
Pohronsky Inovec is of volcanic origin, built mostly from andesits and ryolits. Its mountain range relief is mostly of highland character, and in its central north-west part, the form of plain table land was preserved, with hilly country and low highlands. The rests of andesite streams are connected with rocky formations.
The mountain range belongs to warm and moderately warm area. The area is passed with Hron and Žitava rivers.The mountain range is covered with leafy woods, prevailing with oak forests, but also oak-hornbeam forests are to be appeared there, whereas in north part, beech-wood forests are to be found. The parts of mountain range, which are non-afforested, are covered with arable soils, meadows and pasture lands.
This mountain range is typical with its deserted houses and buildings.
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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