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For the football club, see NK Mosor.
Mosor, viewed from the Brač Channel, with Split in the foreground.

Mosor (Latin: Massarus), or Mount Mosor (Massarus Mons; Italian: Monte Massaro), is a mountain range in Croatia located near the city of Split on the Adriatic coast. It belongs to Dinaric Alps, and it stretches from the pass of Klis in the northwest to the Cetina River in the southeast.

The highest peak is the eponymous Mosor peak at 1,339 m.a.s.l.[1] There are no inhabited areas on the mountain above 600 metres. Mosor is mainly composed of karst — limestone rocks.

It attracts mountaineers from Croatia. There are two alpine huts and many mountaineering paths on Mosor.

In April, 2009 speleologists discovered human remains in pits on the mountain, originally thought to be victims of the Yugoslav Partisans from World War II.[2] The victims were later revealed to have been from the post-war period and a police investigation was launched.[3]


  1. ^ Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2013). Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2013 [2013 Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia] (PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English) 45. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. p. 42. ISSN 1334-0638. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Splitski speleolozi u jami na Mosoru otkrili ostatke partizanskih žrtava, Slobodna Dalmacija
  3. ^ DNK otkriće: Mosor skriva tajnu šestero ubijenih?, Slobodna Dalmacija

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Coordinates: 43°31′37.80″N 16°38′14.40″E / 43.5271667°N 16.6373333°E / 43.5271667; 16.6373333