The Ukrainian Carpathians
The Carpathian Mountain System lies in the centre of Europe. The length of the Carpathian arch is 1500 km and it stretches across the territory of Romania, Ukraine, Poland, Slovak Republic, Czech Republic and Hungary up to Serbia and Montenegro. The arch consists of three main parts: Western, Eastern, and Southern Carpathians. The highest summit of the Carpathians – the Gerlakhovski Shtit (2655 m.a.s.l.) – is in Tatras, on the territory of Slovak Republic.
The Ukrainian Carpathians lie in the northwestern part ...