Pieniny

Pieniny is a mountain range in Poland and Slovakia.

The Pieniny mountain range is divided into three parts – "Pieniny Spiskie" ( _sk. Spišské Pieniny) and "Pieniny Właściwe" (Slovak: "Centrálne Pieniny") in Poland and "Malé Pieniny" ( _en. Lesser or Little Pieniny; Polish: "Małe Pieniny") in Slovakia. The Pieniny mountains consist mainly of the limestone and dolomite rock strata. The most famous peak, "Trzy Korony" (Three Crowns), is 982 meters high. Pieniny’s highest peak – "Wysoka" (Polish); "Vysoké Skalky" (Slovak) – reaches 1,050 meters above sea level.

See also

* Pieniny National Park
* Dunajec River Gorge

External links

* [http://www.pieniny.us/ Pieniny Mountains at www.pieniny.us]
* [http://info-poland.buffalo.edu/web/geography/regions/pieniny/link.shtml Pieniny Mountains at info-poland.buffalo.edu]


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