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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a belt of northern mountain ridges of the West Carpathians and part of the East Carpathians in Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the USSR; it is divided into the Western Beskidy and the Eastern Beskidy.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.