Chernogora

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Chernogora

 

the highest mountain massif in the southeastern part of the Lesistye Carpathians; situated in Transcarpathian and Ivano-Frankovsk oblasts, Ukrainian SSR. Chernogora has an elevation of 1,800–2,000 m, rising to 2,061 m at Mount Goverla. It is composed of clayey shales, sandstones, and marls. On the slopes grow beech forests at 900–1,200 m and spruce forests at 1,200–1,500 m. The alpine meadows in the massif are used for pastures.

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