Zla Kolata from northeast
|Elevation||2,534 m (8,314 ft) |
|Prominence||100 m (330 ft)|
|Listing||Country high point|
|Location||Montenegro / Albania border|
|Parent range||Prokletije, Dinaric Alps|
Zla Kolata has an elevation of 2,534 metres (8,314 ft), making it the highest mountain in Montenegro, and the 16th highest in Albania. It is located on the border of the Gusinje municipality of Montenegro and the Tropojë district of Kukës County, Albania. Zla Kolata has an enormous summit and is a popular tourist destination in both countries. Standing half a kilometre to the northeast at 2,528 metres (8,294 ft), only slightly lower, is Kolata e Mirë or Dobre Kolata , also located on the border. The highest peak on this massif is a kilometer east-southeast of Zla Kolata and is completely on Albanian soil; called Rodi e Kollatës or Maja e Kollatës, it rises to 2,552 m (8,373 ft) but despite the dramatic views into the Valbona Valley, is not as often visited.
- "Maja Kolata" on Peakbagger Archived 22 July 2017 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 27 September 2011
- summitpost.org Archived 26 January 2018 at the Wayback Machine Summitpost claims incorrectly that this peak lies entirely within Montenegro. Retrieved 27 September 2011
- Crolla, R.; McKeating, C. (2014). Europe's High Points: Reaching the summit of every country in Europe. Cicerone Press. p. 241. ISBN 978-1-84965-960-4. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
- Abraham, R. (2018). The Peaks of the Balkans Trail: Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo. Cicerone Press. p. 87. ISBN 978-1-78362-556-7. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
- "Retrieved 19 January 2017". Archived from the original on 11 January 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
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