Dinaric Alps


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Di·nar·ic Alps

 (dĭ-năr′ĭk)
A range of the northwest Balkan Peninsula extending about 645 km (400 mi) along the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea from Slovenia to Montenegro. The partially submerged western part of the system forms numerous islands along the coastline.

Dinaric Alps

(dɪˈnærɪk; daɪ-)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in W Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Serbia: connected with the main Alpine system by the Julian Alps. Highest peak: Troglav, 1913 m (6277 ft)

Di•nar′ic Alps′

(dɪˈnær ɪk)
n.pl.
a range of the Alps paralleling the E Adriatic coast from Slovenia to N Albania: extends across W Croatia, and most of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro, Yugoslavia. Highest peak, 8714 ft. (2656 m).
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The Dinaric Alps stretch along the Adriatic Sea in the direction northwest-southeast, through most of the countries of the
Poirot rejects the offer, and as the train chugs through the Dinaric Alps, a murderer strikes.
it would imply that the frequency of very tall individuals in Kosovan boys does not appear likely in the Dinaric Alps in general and the Netherlands, this number is much closer to the non-Dinaric Alps nations such as 2.
It has a pale salamander-like body around 25cm long, and lives entirely within underground aquatic systems beneath the Dinaric Alps, spanning countries such as Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
It is located on the border where the Alps meet the Dinaric mountain range, also well known as the Dinaric Alps.
The first studies on the Flora of the southern Dinaric Alps were carried out by GRISEBACH (1843, 1844) and continued by other authors in the first half of the twentieth century (e.
The Dinaric Alps, as a major geotectonic fraction of the Southern Alps makes the dominant tectonic system in Bosnia.
To the east, the high, rugged Dinaric Alps form a 5,000- to 6,000-foot barrier separating Dalmatia from Bosnia, but the distance between the two lessens dramatically at Dubrovnik.
I was on a European cycling tour and had just spent three days and nights in the heavily wooded Dinaric Alps in what is now Croatia.
The Dinaric Alps run along the Adriatic Sea of the Mediterranean, forming the backbone of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and parts of Yugoslavia.
A new active faultline has been identified off the coast of Croatia, where it's creating new islands in the Adriatic Sea and lifting the Dinaric Alps, which stretch from Slovenia to Albania.