Silesian Beskids

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Location
49°40'59"N
019°03'00"E
Country
 Poland
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Silesian Beskids (Polish: Beskid Śląski, Czech: Slezské Beskydy, German: Schlesische Beskiden) 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.

The highest mountains

Silesian Beskids have 20 mountains with a highest point above 1000 m, including three above 1200 m and nine above 1100 m. Skrzyczne (1,257 m) - the highest mountain Barania Góra (1,220 m) - the highest mountain of the Polish part of Upper Silesia Małe Skrzyczne (1,211 m) Wierch Wisełka (1,192 m) Równiański Wierch (1,160 m) Zielony Kopiec (1,152 m) Malinowska Skała (1,152 m) Magurka Wiślańska (1,140 m) Klimczok (1,117 m) Malinów (1,115 m) Magura (1,109 m) Magurka Radziechowska (1,108 m) Trzy Kopce (1,082 m) Stołów (1,035 m) Glinne (1,034 m) Przysłop (1,029 m) Szyndzielnia (1,028 m) Muronka (1,021 m) Jaworzyna (1,020 m) Kościelec (1,019 m) Czantoria Wielka (995 m) - the highest mountain of the Czech part of the range Kiczory (990 m) Stożek Wielki (978 m)
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