Beskids


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Bes·kids

 (bĕs′kĭdz′, bĕs-kēdz′)
A mountain range of the western Carpathians extending about 320 km (200 mi) along the Polish-Slovak border and rising to 1,725 m (5,659 ft) at Babia Góra. The range is divided into the East Beskids and the West Beskids.
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Smolinski, "Exchangeable and bioavailable aluminium in the mountain forest soil of Barania Gora Range (Silesian Beskids, Poland)," Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, vol.
It is somewhere west of Dukla in southeastern Galicia, under the mountainous border with Slovakia, the area of the Low Beskids, a part of the overall Carpathian range situated roughly halfway between the High Tatras and the Ukraine.
Distancing himself from Warsaw literary life, Stasiuk lives in the Beskids Mountains on the Polish-Slovak border, where in 1996 he and his wife, Monika Snajderman, founded the small publishing house Czarne Publishers to publish contemporary Polish and Central European literature, including many of Stasiuk's own works.
This unit, which is highly differentiated in terms of facies distribution, is exposed mainly in the Moravian-Silesian Beskids. In the N, it is thrusted over the Subsilesian unit and Miocene deposits of the Carpathian Foredeep whereas in SE it dips under nappes of the Magura flysch.
Cooley's field research preceded the rise to popularity of the Golec Brothers, folk-pop musicians who are not, in fact, from Podhale but from the Beskids near Zywiec.