24654Re: an interesting description; comments?
- Jan 3, 2009Wow. Trust you to come up with a finer cut of the division between
the Alps and the Carpathians! It looks as if I will have to go back
and find more precise writings on how they determined the separation
of the two ranges ...
Splitting hairs can be a pain; splitting mountain ranges is much more fun!
--- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "Martin Votruba" <votrubam@...>
> As to the Alps, Carpathians, and strict geology, the Danube cut its
> way through the Carpathians, not between them and the Alps. The
> Carpathians spill south across the Danube here:
> The hills just south of Hainburg and Wolfsthal are the
> south-westernmost tip of the Carpathians. The Alps start (zoom out a
> little) with the hills a few miles south-west of them, just west of
> Neusiedler See.
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