Musala

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Musala

(mo͞osälä`), mountain, 9,596 ft (2,925 m) high, SW Bulgaria. It is the highest peak of Bulgaria and of the Rhodope range.

Musala

 

a peak in Bulgaria, in the Rila Mountains. It is the highest peak on the Balkan Peninsula (2,925 m). The relief is mountain-glacier. Musala is composed of granite. A meteorological station is located on the mountain. Hiking and mountaineering are important attractions of the area.

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Mount Musala, the highest peak in Bulgaria and the entire Balkan Peninsula, standing at 2925 m, broke its 1984 record of 1.
A well-engineered trail in Bulgaria's Rila National Park winds to the "roof of the Balkans" atop Mount Musala whose 9,596 foot summit surpasses Mount Olympus's by twenty-six feet.
One-bedroom fully-furnished apartments built into the slopes of Mount Musala.