West Beskids

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West Beskids
Saybuscher Beskids

Saybuscher Beskids

Highest peak Babia Góra ( 1725  m npm )
location Poland , Slovakia , Czech Republic
part of Western Carpathians
West Beskids (Carpathian Mountains)
West Beskids
Coordinates 49 ° 34 ′  N , 19 ° 32 ′  E Coordinates: 49 ° 34 ′  N , 19 ° 32 ′  E

The West Beskids (Polish Beskidy Zachodnie ) are a mountain range of the Outer Western Carpathians in Poland ( Silesian Voivodeship and Lesser Poland Voivodeship ). Smaller parts are also in Slovakia and the Czech Republic . Its highest peak is the Babia Góra with 1725 m in the Saybuscher Beskids .


The West Beskids join in the west and the East Beskids ( Forest Carpathians ) in the east . The Middle Beskids represent a small link between the two larger mountain ranges. They belong to the Outer Western Carpathians .


The West Beskids is divided into numerous mountain ranges:


  • Jerzy Kondracki: Geografia regionalna Polski. Warszawa: Wyd. Naukowe PWN, 1998. ISBN 83-01-12479-2 .

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Panorama from Pilsko