Silesian Beskids 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.
From Barania Góra is a mountain in southern Poland. At a height of 1,220 metres (4003 feet), it is the second highest mountain in the Silesian Beskids, and the highest in the Polish part of Upper Silesia. It is a popular tourist destination with many spectacular views of the neighboring terrain and lowlands.
The sources of the Vistula, the longest Polish river, are located on the western slope of the mountain.
- Copyright: Monika Gobrys (m00n) (2253)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-08-15
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D90, Sigma 10-20mm f4-5.6 EX DC HSM, NEF ISO 200, Hoya Filter Polarisant
- Exposure: f/11, 1/320 seconds
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- Date Submitted: 2011-12-03 6:54