Korab (moontain)

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Moont Korab
Velky Korab 2011.jpg
Heichest pynt
Elevation2,764 m (9,068 ft) [1]
Prominence2,169 m (7,116 ft) [1]
LeetinKintra heich pynt
Coordinates41°47′28″N 20°32′52″E / 41.79111°N 20.54778°E / 41.79111; 20.54778Coordinates: 41°47′28″N 20°32′52″E / 41.79111°N 20.54778°E / 41.79111; 20.54778[1]
Moont Korab is locatit in Albania
Moont Korab
Moont Korab

Location of Korab
LocationAlbanieNorth Macedonie border
Parent rangeKorab

Moont Korab (Albanie: Maja e Korabit or Mali i Korabit; Macedonie: Голем Кораб, Golem Korab) is the heichest peak o the eponymous moontain range an the fowerth heichest moontain entirely locatit in the Balkan Peninsula, staundin at 2,764 metres (9,068 feet).

The summit o the Korab moontain range in the Albanie-Macedonie border, Korab is the heichest peak o Albanie an the Republic o North Macedonie an awso ane o anelie twa summits in Europe, which are the heichest pynt for mair than ane kintra.[2] The Korab is awso the 18th maist prominent moontain peak in the European continent an the third on the Balkan Peninsula.[3]

Korab is situatit athin the Korab-Koritnik Naitur Pairk.[4][5] It is notit for its rich flora, includin species sic as Bosnian pine, European beech, Coppicing forest, an Alder forest.[6]

The peak lies adjacent tae the Šar Moontains. Moont Korab is awso picturt in the naitional emblem o North Macedonie.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Europe Ultra-Prominences". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2013-02-16.
  2. "The King of the Mountains" (PDF). dmwcorg.tk (in English). p. 24. At 2764 meters Korab peak is one of only two summits in Europe which are the highest point for more than one country.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  3. "EUROPE ULTRA-PROMINENCES 99 Peaks with Prominence of 1,500 meters or greater". peaklist.org (in English).CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  4. "Korab-Koritnik Nature Park". akzm.gov.al (in English).CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  5. "Adventure tourism at the Natural Park of Korab and Jezina cave". ata.gov.al. Retrieved 25 August 2015. Jezina Cave is one of the treasures of the Korab-Koritnik Natural Park. It is located on the south-western part of Kërcula Peak up 850 m above sea level.
  6. "Korab - Koritnik Natural Park Management Plan". researchgate.net (in English). p. 13. Most of these areas are dominated by Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) and European Beech (Fagus sylvatica).: - The sustainable zone includes Oak (Quercus) wood land, coppiced oak forest, beech (Fagus) forest and beech coppice, Alder (Alnus) forest along streams, rocky areas with little vegetation and extensive production of walnuts and chestnut.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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