F E A T U R E D ……in group :
Country Roads . 16 october 2010 .
Canon 40D Canon lens – 70-200 mm f/4 LS .
Bieszczady Mountains .
Bieszczady [bjɛˈʂt͡ʂadɨ] (sometimes called the Bieszczadzkie Mountains or by the Latin name Poloniae Alpe Besczade) is the Polish name for a mountain range in the extreme south-east of Poland, extending into Ukraine and Slovakia. It forms the western part of what is known in Polish as the Eastern Beskids (Beskidy Wschodnie), and is more generally part of the Outer East Carpathians. The mountain range is situated between the Łupków Pass (640 m) and the Vyshkovskyi Pass (933 m).
In a narrower but very frequent sense, Bieszczady refers only to the Western Bieszczady or even only to the part of the range lying within Poland.
The highest peak of Bieszczady is Mt. Pikuy (1405 m) in Ukraine. The highest peak of the Polish part is Tarnica (1346 m).