Pannonian island mountains

Approximate extent of the Pannonian Sea during the Miocene Epoch. Current borders and settlements superimposed for reference.

The Pannonian island mountains (Serbian: Панонске острвске планине / Panonske ostrvske planine, Croatian: Panonske otočne planine) is a term for isolated mountains scattered across the Pannonian Plain, chiefly its western and southern parts, in Hungary, Serbia and Croatia. In prehistoric times, these mountains were islands of the ancient Pannonian Sea that disappeared about 600,000 years ago.

The island mountains include:

Transdanubian Mountains in Hungary
Serbia (province of Vojvodina)[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "otočno gorje". Hrvatska enciklopedija. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  2. ^ Földvary, G. Z. (1 February 1988). Geology of the Carpathian Region. World Scientific Publishing Co Inc. pp. 308–. ISBN 978-981-310-382-5.
  3. ^ Dragan Rodić, Geografija za I ili III razred srednje škole, Zavod za udžbenike i nastavna sredstva, Beograd, 1995.