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Treskavica Mountain

Treskavica Mountain

Treskavica Mountain

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Object Title: Treskavica Mountain

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing


Page By: Azra

Created/Edited: Oct 16, 2006 / Jan 11, 2010

Object ID: 235806

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Beautiful mountain...

Treskavica is a mountain in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, south of Sarajevo. With 2088 m. (Paklijes peak), Treskavica is the highest of the Sarajevo mountains.

On Mount Treskavica there are five glacial lakes that represent the most distinctive traces of the glacial period on this mountain.

Veliko jezero (The Great Lake) is at 1548 m. It is the biggest - 220 meters in length, 185 meters wide, and 6 meters deep.

Veliko jezero - Treskavica
The Great Lake

Other lakes:
Bijelo (The White Lake),
Crno (The Black Lake),
Malo jezero (The Small Lake).

All lakes have specific flora and fauna.


Latitude : 43.542 (43 32' 32'')
Longitude : 18.443 (18 26' 35'')


As a result of the 1992-1995 war, 3.68 percent of the territory in Bosnia and Herzegovina
(see BH MAC) is still afflicted by mines.
Unfortunately, Mount Treskavica has many mines.
Hiking is not recommended!



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lcarreauZdravo ... Azra


Voted 10/10

For information on mines ... puno huala!
You are a very nice person.
Posted Jan 21, 2008 8:38 pm

AzraRe: Zdravo ... Azra


Hasn't voted

You welcome!
Tebi puno hvala!
I am not happy because of this-mines, but this is important information for people coming here on our beautiful mountains!

Posted Jan 22, 2008 6:52 am

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