Eastern Sudetes

The Eastern Sudetes (Polish: Sudety Wschodnie, Czech: Východní Sudety or Jesenická oblast) are the eastern part of the Sudetes mountains on the border of the Czech Republic and Poland.[1] They stretch from the Kłodzko Valley and the Eastern Neisse River in the west down to the Moravian Gate in the east,[2][3] leading to the Outer Western Carpathians.[4]

Eastern Sudetes
Panorama wsi Bolesławów i Masywu Śnieżnika.jpg
Panorama of Śnieżnik Mountains
Highest point
Elevation1,491 m (4,892 ft)
Coordinates50°4′59″N 17°13′51″E / 50.08306°N 17.23083°E / 50.08306; 17.23083Coordinates: 50°4′59″N 17°13′51″E / 50.08306°N 17.23083°E / 50.08306; 17.23083
Divisions of the Sudetes.svg
Divisions of the Sudetes range system, Eastern Sudetes marked in green
CountriesCzech Republic and Poland
RegionsOlomouc, Moravian-Silesian (Czech Rep.) and Lower Silesian, Opole, Silesian (Poland)
Parent rangeSudetes range system


The Eastern Sudetes consist of geomorphological units:

Notable townsEdit

Notable towns in this area include:


  1. ^ "Fig. 2. Geological map of the Jeseniky Mountains, Eastern Sudetes..." ResearchGate. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  2. ^ Copernicus, Index (2003). Water and Land Development. Index Copernicus.
  3. ^ Wistuba, Małgorzata (2014-07-10). Slope-Channel Coupling as a Factor in the Evolution of Mountains: The Western Carpathians and Sudetes. Springer. ISBN 9783319058191.
  4. ^ "Season end Eastern Sudetes - end of the ski season - Eastern Sudetes". www.skiresort.info. Retrieved 2019-03-19.