Silesian Beskids
Beskid Śląski, Slezské Beskydy
View of Skrzyczne from the watchtower on Barania Góra
Highest point
PeakSkrzyczne
Elevation1,257 m (4,124 ft)
Coordinates49°41′0″N 19°3′0″E / 49.68333°N 19.05000°E / 49.68333; 19.05000Coordinates: 49°41′0″N 19°3′0″E / 49.68333°N 19.05000°E / 49.68333; 19.05000
Geography
CountriesPoland and Czech Republic
Parent rangeOuter Western Carpathians
Western Beskids
Panorama of the Silesian Beskids (Wisła)
Panorama of the Silesian Beskids (Wisła)
Shepherds in Silesian Beskids
Shepherds in Silesian Beskids

Silesian Beskids (Polish: audio speaker iconBeskid Śląski, Czech: audio speaker iconSlezské Beskydy, German: Schlesische Beskiden) is one of the Beskids mountain ranges in Outer Western Carpathians in southern Silesian Voivodeship, Poland and the eastern Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic.

Most of the range lies in Poland. It is separated from the Moravian-Silesian Beskids by the Jablunkov Pass.

The Polish part of the range includes the protected area called Silesian Beskids Landscape Park.

The highest mountains

Silesian Beskids have 20 mountains with a highest point above 1000 m, including three above 1200 m and nine above 1100 m.

Panorama of the Silesian Beskids
Panorama of the Silesian Beskids

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