Vihorlat

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Vihorlat

 

a mountain massif in the northern volcanic region of the Eastern Carpathians in Czechoslovakia and partly in the USSR. Elevations, to 1,076 m. Composed mainly of andesites. It has clearly defined, rocky crests. There are broad-leaved forests. Numerous rivers—tributaries of the Bodrog (Tisa basin)—flow from Vihorlat.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The Vihorlat Museum carried out the survey through three archaeological searches in the church and one in a partially declined monastery, which is part of the church.On the border of two worldsThe sacred site is also interesting for another reason: the church is the point where two different cultures meet.
IK: Vihorlat Observatory, Mierova 4, 06601 Humenne, Slovakia [vihorlatobsl@stonline.sk]
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The new deadline is set for December 1, 2019.The primaeval beech forests in Slovakia can be found in Stuzica, Havesova, Rozok and Vihorlat in eastern Slovakia.
The reason is the blossoming of spring snowflakes.Their population has significantly decreased in past years, informed Jan Bosak, botanist of the Administration of the Vihorlat Protected Landscape Area.
The societal value of the plant is almost euro50."We would like to remind visitors that picking flowers or their bulbs is forbidden in the area of Jovsianska Hrabina," said Bosak, as quoted by TASR.Spring snowflakes grow in Vihorlat in several spots, especially near streams and wet meadows.
Edita spent her whole childhood in her hometown of Humenne, eastern Slovakia, which she thinks of often, especially of the Vihorlat mountains.
"This part belongs among the unknown corners of Zemplin," said Zuzana ArgalaA!ova from the Administration of the Vihorlat Protected Area, as quoted by the TASR newswire.
The inscription, initiated by the joint nomination of Slovakia and Ukraine, took place on June 28, 2007, in Christchurch, New Zealand, the TASR newswire wrote.Four localities of beech primeval forests National Natural Reserves: Stuzica, Havesova, Rozok and Vihorlat had been prepared by the Environment Ministry and the Technical University in Zvolen which specialises in forestry for seven years, TASR reported.