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Ta·tra Mountains

A range of the Carpathian Mountains in east-central Europe along the Slovak-Polish border. The Tatras are a popular resort area.
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Tatra Mountains

(ˈtɑːtrə; ˈtæt-)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range along the border between Slovakia and Poland, extending for about 64 km (40 miles): the highest range of the central Carpathians. Highest peak: Gerlachovka, 2663 m (8737 ft). Also called: High Tatra
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Ta′tra Moun′tains

(ˈtɑ trə)
a mountain range in N Slovakia and S Poland: a part of the Carpathian Mountains. Highest peak, Gerlachovka, 8737 ft. (2663 m).
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The highest rates of the latter were identified in the Tatra Mts. in the Inner Carpathians as well as in the Beskid Zywiecki, Beskid Sadecki and Bieszczady mountains in the Outer Carpathians.
and within the Jaslo-Sanok Depression (Swidzinski, 1933, 1971; Krajewski, 1933; Swidzinski and Wdowiarz, 1953; Drzewicka-Kozlowska, 1961; Wdowiarz and Zubrzycki, 1985, 1987; Zuchiewicz, 1988, 1989, 1990; Magiera, 1990, 1991a,b; Kusmierek and Magiera, 1991, 1993; Wojcik et al., 1992, 1993; Wojcik, 2003, 2005), San (Klimaszewski, 1936; Dziewajnski and Starkel, 1962; Starkel, 1965, 1966; Wojcik, 1976; Henkiel et al., 1988), and Strwiaz (Henkiel, 1969); and within the Inner Carpathians--Biala Woda in the Tatra Mts. (Baumgart-Kotarba and Kotarba, 1979), Bialka Tatrzanska (Mastella, 1976; Baumgart-Kotarba, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1985; Klimkiewicz et al., 2009), Czarny Dunajec (Baumgart-Kotarba, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1996, 2000), and other streams of the Western Podhale area (Kukulak, 1993).
Halicki, B.: 1930, Dyluwjalne zlodowacenie polnocnych stokow Tatr (Pleistocene glaciation of the northern slopes of the Tatra Mts., La glaciation quaternaire du versant nord de la Tatra).
Repeated precise levelling surveys in the area (Makowska and Jaroszewski, 1987; Makowska, 2003) point to diversified uplift of the Tatra Mts., Pieniny Klippen Belt and the southern portion of Magura Nappe, and variable subsidence of the Orava-Nowy Targ Basin.
The estimates of the size of uplift of the Tatra Mts. crystalline core, inferred for the last 15 Ma from fission-track studies, range from 4 to 6 km (Burchart, 1972).
Burchart, J.: 1972, Fission-track age determinations of accessory apatite from the Tatra Mts., Poland, Earth Planet.
The National Nature Monument Demanova Cave of Liberty discovered in 1921 is one of the largest caves of this system (total length 8 126 m, accessible for public 2 150 m) and is located in the northern part of the Low Tatra Mts. National Park (Fig.