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Bucegi Mountains
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Bucegi Mountains

 

Limits: North Cerbului Valley and Gljriei Valley, East  Prahova Valley, South  Subcarpathian Hills and massif Gurguiatu, West  Couloir Rucr-Bran.

 

They cover an area of 300 sq km with maximum height 2505 m, in Omu Peak.

 

Four areas with distinct morphology are to be noticed:

  • The northern area of Bucegi Mountains, with several dispersed ridges, separated by deep valleys with abrupt walls.
  • The abrupt of Prahova, largely devided.
  • The Plateau of Bucegi.
  • The abrupt of Bran, less divided and less high.

Protected Areas and Sights

 

Eastern face: Prahova Abrupt

 

North eastern face: Bucoiu Abrupt, Mlieti, Gaura

 

Altitude: 1000 – 2500 m

 

Protection for: complex relief, on limestone and conglomerate, karsts, fauna, flora.

 

Babele (The Old Women):

  • Peak offering a beautiful scenery
  • Solitary rocks mushroom shaped
  • Botanical reserve

Omu Peak: botanical reserve.

 

Ialomia Cave: in southern side of Btrâna Mountain, at 1660 m altitude, 1128 m long Znoagei Gorges, in south-west of the massif, on Ialomia Valley, karsts (gorges, caves).