Treskavica Mountain

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Treskavica Mountain
Created On: Oct 16, 2006
Last Edited On: Jan 11, 2010

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 - TreskavicaThe Great Lake


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

All lakes have specific flora and fauna.

Coordinates

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






WARNING

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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lcarreau

lcarreau - Jan 21, 2008 8:38 pm - Voted 10/10

Zdravo ... Azra

For information on mines ... puno huala!
You are a very nice person.

Azra

Azra - Jan 22, 2008 6:52 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Zdravo ... Azra

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!

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