Vihorlat Mountains

The volcanic mountain range of Vihorlat Mountains is found along the eastern sections of Slovakia as it also is spotted in the western sections of Ukraine. A part of this mountain range has been recognized as the World Heritage Site. Vihorlat is also bordered by that of the Eastern Slovak Lowland in the southern as well as in the western direction.

Vihorlat Mountains

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The volcanic mountain range of Vihorlat Mountains is found along the eastern sections of Slovakia as it also is spotted in the western sections of Ukraine.

A part of this mountain range has been recognized as the World Heritage Site. Vihorlat is also bordered by that of the Eastern Slovak Lowland in the southern as well as in the western direction.

The Slovak part related to the Vihorlat Mountains extends up to a stretch of 55 kilometers in length and up to a distance of 11 kilometers in breadth. The Vihorlat Mountains is the lone mountain range found in Slovakia, which belongs to that of the Inner Eastern Carpathians. The middle section related to the Vihorlat Mountains gets protected through the means of Vihorlat Protected Landscape area.

The Kyjovsky prales, which is but a primeval beech forest found in the Vihorlat is recognized by the UNESCO, as it is held as World heritage Site. It is known for the undisturbed ecological processes and patterns. The largest lake that can be spotted in the Vihorlat Mountain range is the Morkse oko, and the Vihorlat Mountains gets separated from that of Bukovske Vrchy Mountains as well as the Laborecka vrchovina highlands by the Beskidian Piedmont.