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Igman
Elevation: 1,502 m (4,928 feet)
Latitude: 43°46′48″ N
Longitude: 18°15′58″ E
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Range: Dinaric Alps
First ascent: unknown
Easiest route: ??

Igman is a mountain in central Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is found directly to the southwest of Sarajevo, bordering Bjelašnica mountain and the city of Ilidža. Igman's highest point, Vlahinja Ridge, is 1502 meters (4928 feet), making it the shortest of the Sarajevo mountains. A topographical summit is a point on a surface which is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude this page lists lengths between 1 km and 10 km (103 and 104 m). ... Latitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter φ, gives the location of a place on Earth north or south of the Equator. ... Map of Earth showing lines of longitude, which appear curved and vertical in this projection, but are actually halves of great circles Longitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter λ, describes the location of a place on Earth east or west of a north-south line called the Prime Meridian. ... The most general definition of a mountain range is a group of mountains bordered by lowlands. ... this is a really tough assignment and i cant find the dinaric alps ... In climbing, a first ascent (FA) is the first climb to reach the top of a mountain, or the first to follow a particular climbing route. ... Southern and northern Mount Everest climbing routes as seen from the International Space Station. ... Sarajevo is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located at 43°52N and 18°25E. According to a 1991 census, its population was 429,672; currently estimated at around 400,000. ... Bjelašnica is a mountain in central Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Mayor Amer Ćenanović Area  - Total 143. ...


Igman is a popular destination for hiking and skiing. During the 1984 Winter Olympics, it was the primary mountain used for the Olympic events, along with Jahorina and Bjelašnica. There are numerous structures on Igman dating from this time. There are plans for a new cable railway line between Igman and Ilidžas Hrasnica neighborhood. Today Igman is still one of Sarajevo's leading tourist attractions. Beautiful natural scenes are common hiking destinations Hiking is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery. ... Members of the US Air Force skiing (and snowboarding) at Keystone Resorts 14th Annual SnoFest An alpine skier Deep powder skiing Skiing is the activity of gliding over snow using skis (originally wooden planks, now usually made from fiberglass or related composites) strapped to the feet with ski bindings. ... The XIV Olympic Winter Games were held in 1984 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. ... Jahorina is a mountain in central Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... A tourist attraction is a place where tourists, foreign and domestic, normally visit. ...


Igman was the location of the lowest recorded temperature in the region, −43 °C (−45 °F). When the weather is right, from Igman mountaineers can see all the way to Montenegro and the Adriatic Sea. A degree Celsius (°C) is a unit of temperature named after the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701-1744), who first proposed a similar system in 1742. ... Fahrenheit is a temperature scale named after the German physicist Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736), who proposed it in 1724. ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian Capital Podgorica Former Royal Capital Cetinje President Filip Vujanović Prime Minister Milo Đukanović Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  13,812 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2003)  â€“ Density  616,258  48. ... The Adriatic Sea Source: NASA The Adriatic Sea (Italian Mare Adriatico, German Adriatisches Meer or Adria, Slovenian Jadransko morje or Jadran, Croatian Jadransko more or Jadran, Serbian Јадранско море or Јадран, Albanian Deti Adriatik) is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea separating the Apennine peninsula (Italy) from the Balkan peninsula, and the system...


External links

  • Green Vision's Article on Igman (English)

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Igman Initiative (498 words)
The name Igman Initiative evokes the risks taken by the group to raise voice of reason and conscience, and the long journey to Sarajevo.
The forerunner to the Igman Initiative was a conference entitled “Prospects for Bilateral Relations Between BiH and the FRY,” which took place in Banja Luka (BiH) in February 2000.
At the second session of the conference, held in Novi Sad in March 2001, the umbrella movement Igman Initiative was established and a Council was appointed.
Science Fair Projects - Igman (307 words)
Igman is a mountain in central Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Igman is a popular destination for hiking and skiing.
Igman was the location of the lowest recorded temperature in the region, -43°C (-45.4°F).
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