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Western Tatras (Slovak: Z嫚adn Tatry; Polish: Tatry Zachodnie) are mountains in the Tatras, part of the Carpathian Mountains, located on the Polish-Slovak borders. The mountains border the High Tatras in the east, Podtatransk kotlina in the south, Cho Mountains in the west and R闚 Podtatrza雟ki (Slovak: Podtatransk br嫙da) in the north. The main ridge is 37 kilometers long and the mountain range contains 31 two-thousanders.

Western Tatras are the second highest mountain range both in Poland and Slovakia; its highest peak is Bystr at 2,248 meters. Other notable mountains include Jakubin (2,194 m), Baranec (2,184 m), Ban璭ov (2,178 m), Tri kopy (2,136.3 m), Pla鋩iv (2,125.1 m), Ostr Roh摜 (2,087.5 m), Volovec ( 2,064 m), Kasprowy Wierch (Slovak: Kasprov vrch; 1,987 m) and Giewont (1,894 m). In Slovakia, they are partially located in the traditional regions of Liptov and Orava. The highest point in Poland is Starorobocia雟ki Wierch (2,176 m).

The Western Tatras are protected by Tatras National Park in Slovakia.

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  • Copyright: Piotr FG (PiotrF) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 5728 W: 2 N: 11371] (53226)
  • Genre: 地方
  • Medium: 彩色
  • Date Taken: 2014-07-21
  • Photo Version:Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2020-07-25 1:27
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