Carpathie Moontains

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Carpathians
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Heichest point
Peak Gerlachovský štít
Elevation 2,655 m (8,711 ft)
Dimensions
Lenth 1,700 km (1,100 mi)
Geografie
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Satellite image o the Carpathies
Kintras
Range coordinates 47°00′N 25°30′E / 47°N 25.5°E / 47; 25.5Coordinates: 47°00′N 25°30′E / 47°N 25.5°E / 47; 25.5
Borders on Alps

The Carpathian Muntains or Carpathians is a range o muntains furmin an arc thareby 1,500 km (932 mi) lang athort Central an Eastren Europe, makkin them the seicont-langest muntain range in Europe (efter the Scandinavian Muntains, 1,700 km (1,056 mi)). Thay provide the habitat for the lairgest European populations o broun beirs, European woufs, chamois an lynxes, wi the heichest concentration in Romanie,[2][3][4] as weel as ower ane third o aw European plant species.[5]

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  1. About the Carpathians – Carpathian Heritage Society
  2. Peter Christoph Sürth. "Braunbären (Ursus arctos) in Europa". Archived frae the oreeginal on 8 October 2007. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2011. 
  3. Peter Christoph Sürth. "Wolf (Canis lupus) in Europa". Archived frae the oreeginal on 8 October 2007. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2011. 
  4. Peter Christoph Sürth. "Eurasischer Luchs (Lynx lynx) in Europa". Archived frae the oreeginal on 8 October 2007. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2011. 
  5. "Carpathian montane conifer forests – Encyclopedia of Earth". Retrieved 4 August 2010.