Little Carpathians

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Little Carpathians

 

(Malé Karpaty), mountains in Czechoslovakia, the extreme western spur of the Western Carpathians. They extend for 100 km from the Danube Valley at Bratislava to the southern spurs of the White Carpathians (Bile Karpaty). Elevation, to 768 m (Mount Zaruby). They are composed of limestones, granites, schists, and dolomites. There are frequent outcrops of rocky monadnocks, and karst is present. Oak and beech forests grow in the Little Carpathians; there are vineyards on the lower slopes.

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Monitoring of seismic activity in the area and a Micro SE-EBO and SE-EMO through measurements on 11-seismic network stations Male Karpaty (Beech, Good Water, EBO, castle LancEir, Laksar, KatarE[degrees]nka, desolate Ves, Swimming Podhradie, Smolenice pacince ) and 11-seismic stations network EMO (Hru ov, Bory, Kolacno, MichalkovEi, Polichno, Mochovce, Mlynany, Hosts, Dl E[degrees]n, Devicany ValentovEi) within:
Of these, eleven are located in the Male Karpaty Mts and one is located in the Povazsky Inovec Mts.
Seismic activity in the area has been monitored by the local seismic network, Male Karpaty (MKNET).
However the orientation of the major principal stresses determined from recent earthquakes in and around the Male Karpaty Mts has recently been calculated to have an azimuth/plunge of [sigma]1 = 210-220[degrees]/5-25[degrees] (Fojtikova et al., 2010).
Male Karpaty mountains: 2 [male], 1 juvenile, Stupava, Vrchna hora hill [48[degrees]16'N, 17'01'E], 30 April-23 May 1999, 23 May-19 June 1999, 19 June-17 July 1999, O.
'In the Male Karpaty mountains you can find a very romantic restaurant.
The Pezinok antimony mine is situated on the southeastern slope of the Male Karpaty Mountains, between 260 to 400 meters above sea level, in a forested area of the Hruba Valley.
(1993b) Native antimony in the Pezinok deposit, Male Karpaty Mts.
A bilateral project between the Czech and Slovak Academy of Sciences under the title "Tectonic Activity of the Northern Part of Male Karpaty Mts." was oriented to investigate recent movements in selected caves of Dobra Voda epicentral area where the so called Dobra Voda karst can be found.
The cave is located in the northern part of Male Karpaty Mts.
Dyda, M.: 1999, Magmatic melts and zircon crystallization in the Male Karpaty Mts.
Dyda, M.: 2002, Cooling and uplift trajectories of the Male Karpaty Mts.