Western Carpathians

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Geography Of Romania - Topography
... varied relief forms spread rather symmetrically from the Carpathian Mountains, which reach elevations of more than 2,500 meters, to the Danube Delta, which is just a few meters above sea ... The arc of the Carpathians extends over 1,000 kilometers through the center of the country, covering an area of 71,000 square kilometers ... at altitudes up to 2,256 meters—have made the Carpathians less of a barrier to movement than other European ranges ...
Dimitrij Andrusov - Scientific Activities
... He studied the Klippen and Flysch belt of the Western Carpathians, but also Central Western Carpathians and especially the Subtatric nappes ... He demonstrated the existence of large nappes in the Western Carpathians and the extent of several orogenetic phases ... units and brought paleogeographic picture of the Carpathian geosyncline during the Mesozoic ...
Topography Of Romania - Romanian Carpathians
... The arc of the Carpathians extends over 1,000 km through the center of the country, covering an area of 70,000 square km ... at altitudes up to 2,256 metres—have made the Carpathians less of a barrier to movement than have other European ranges ... Romania's Carpathians are differentiated into three ranges the Eastern Carpathians, the Southern Carpathians or Transylvanian Alps, and the Western Carpathians ...
Pieniny Klippen Belt
... a tectonically and orographically remarkable zone in the Western Carpathians, with a very complex geological structure ... Piemont-Liguria Ocean (which is called the Vahic or Pieninic ocean in the Western Carpathians), where only fragments of individual strata and facies are preserved ... Klippen Belt is considered one of the main tectonic sutures of the Carpathians and forms the boundary between the Outer (externides a thin-skin thrustbelt) and Central Western Carpathians (intern ...

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