Western Beskids

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Western Beskids
Čeladenka (CZE) - the river.jpg
Highest point
Peak Lysá hora
Elevation 1,323 m (4,341 ft)
Coordinates 49°32′45″N 18°26′51″E / 49.54583°N 18.44750°E / 49.54583; 18.44750Coordinates: 49°32′45″N 18°26′51″E / 49.54583°N 18.44750°E / 49.54583; 18.44750
Naming
Native name Západní Beskydy (cs)
Beskidy Zachodnie (pl)
Geography
Vnější Západní Karpaty, e.svg
Western Beskids ranges (marked in red) within the Outer Western Carpathians
Countries Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland
Regions Moravia, Czech Silesia and Lesser Poland
Parent range Outer Western Carpathians
Borders on

The Western Beskids (Czech: Západní Beskydy; Slovak: Západné Beskydy; Polish: Beskidy Zachodnie) are a set of mountain ranges spanning the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland. Geologically the Western Beskids are part of the Outer Western Carpathians.

Traditionally the Western Beskids were considered part of the Beskids, a term that differs according to historical and linguistic heritage.

Subdivision[edit]

The Western Beskids consist of the following mountain ranges: