snow begins to whiten bare karst of MOSOR with the strong wind's brush

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Number of windy days on Mosor Mountin (1339 m) is 130 per year, counting only those who are above the

speed of 60 km/h. Snow hits in March are not uncommon and the wind can be unusually strong for more than

150 km/h.

Mosor peak ridge extends 25 km NW-SE through the hinterland area between Split and Omiš. Concerning that

the mountain has several sources of drinking water as that on its western slopes are the sources of two rivers,

Jadro and Žrnovnica, it is conceivable interpretation of the mountain's name. Namely, it is believed that the

name Mosor derives from compound word Molsor ("mol"=hill, mountain; "sor"=source) as the lost Illyrian

language reveals: Hill/mountain-source, or: Mo(l)sor.

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Comments (44)

Mojzer László on November 18, 2013

Hello Dear Zlatan! Thank you! Very good and nice photo. Have a nice day, my friend. Greetings: Laci LIKE+FAV

Alexkarl on January 28, 2014

Wonderful winter photo. LIKE!

Best wishes, Alexandra & Karl-Heinz

Prasenjit Nag on March 30, 2015

Beautiful Landscape!!! LIKE - Prasenjit

Zlatan Olić on May 16, 2015


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 23, 2012
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    by Zlatan Olić
    • Camera: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 850 IS
    • Taken on 2011/01/22 17:04:03
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 7.56mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash