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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.
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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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