Silesian Beskids

Silesian Beskids
Beskid Śląski, Slezské Beskydy

View of Skrzyczne from the watchtower on Barania Góra
Highest point
Peak Skrzyczne
Elevation 1,257 m (4,124 ft)
Coordinates 49°41′0″N 19°3′0″E / 49.68333°N 19.05000°E / 49.68333; 19.05000Coordinates: 49°41′0″N 19°3′0″E / 49.68333°N 19.05000°E / 49.68333; 19.05000
Countries Poland and Czech Republic
Parent range Outer Western Carpathians
Western Beskids

Silesian Beskids (Polish: Beskid Śląski , Czech: Slezské Beskydy , German: Schlesische Beskiden) is one of the Beskids mountain ranges in Outer Western Carpathians in southern Silesian Voivodeship, Poland and the eastern Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic.

Most of the range lies in Poland. It is separated from the Moravian-Silesian Beskids by the Jablunkov Pass.

The Polish part of the range includes the protected area called Silesian Beskids Landscape Park.

The highest mountains

Silesian Beskids have 20 mountains with a highest point above 1000 m, including three above 1200 m and nine above 1100 m.

Panorama of the Silesian Beskids

See also


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