Isker Gorge

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Isker Gorge

 

a gorge in Bulgaria, in the western part of the Stara Planina (Balkan Mountains), where the range is pierced by the Isker River. Length, 63 km.

A railroad line, with many tunnels, and a highway pass through the gorge and link Sofia with the Walachian Plain.

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