Fagaras Mountains

Fagaras Mountains

Făgăraș Mountains, are the highest mountains of the Southern Carpathians, in Romania. The highest peaks are Moldoveanu, Negoiu, Viștea Mare, Lespezi, Vânătoarea lui Buteanu, and Dara.
A road called the Transfăgărășan runs across the Făgăraș Mountains. It is generally open only between June and September, due to unfavorable weather conditions in the rest of the year.

You can find many glacier lakes in the Făgăraș Mountains. Bâlea (2034 m, 46,508 m², 11.35 m deep) is the largest lake. The highest lake is in the Hărtopul Leaotei glacial valley. The deepest glacial lake is Podragu (2140 m, 28,550 m² 15.5 m deep). Other lakes: Urlea (2170 m, 20,150 m²), Capra (2230 m, 18,340 m²).

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