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The Viennese Basin (German: Wiener Becken, Czech: Vídenská kotlina, Slovak: Viedenská kotlina) is a tectonic basin between the Alps and the Carpathian Mountains. More than 50% of the Viennese basin is located in Lower Austria, the rest is in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The tectonic plates of the world were mapped in the second half of the 20th century. ... Basin has several meanings: A watershed, which may be called also a hydrological basin or catchment basin. ... The West face of the Petit Dru above the Chamonix valley near the Mer de Glace. ... Satellite image of the Carpathians The Carpathian Mountains (Czech, Polish, and Slovak: Karpaty; Serbian: Karpati; Hungarian: Kárpátok; Romanian: CarpaÅ£i; Ukrainian: Карпати, Karpaty) are the eastern wing of the great Central Mountain System of Europe, curving 1500 km (~900 miles) along the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland... Lower Austria (Niederösterreich) is one of the nine federal states or Bundesländer in Austria. ...


The fairly level area has the shape of a spindel, over an area of 50 kilometres by 200 kilometres.


Parts:

  • The Viennese Basin proper. The part within the Czech Republic is called Dolnomoravský úval (the Lower Moravian Vale), whilst that within Slovakia is called Borská nížina (the Bor Lowland)
  • Marchfeld in Austria
  • Leitha Mountains (Leitha-Gebirge) in Austria
  • Chvojnice Hills (Chvojnická pahorkatina) in Slovakia

The Bor Lowland and Chvojnice Hills are known collectively as Záhorská nížina (the Záhorie Lowland).


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The Viennese basin (German: Wiener Becken, Czech: Vídenská kotlina, Slovak: Viedenská kotlina) is a tectonic basin between the Alps and the Carpathian Mountains.
More than 50% of the Viennese basin is located in Lower Austria, the rest is in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Vienna Basin sensu stricto, in the Czech Republic called Dolnomoravský úval (Lower Moravian Vale), in Slovakia Borská nížina (Bor Lowland)
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