Supriya Ghosh

Lower Morava Valley

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Peak  Žerotín (Zierotin)
Length  83 km (52 mi)
State  Czech Republic
Orogeny  Alpide belt
Age of rock  Neogene
Elevation  322 m (1,056 ft)
Country  Moravia
Area  1,452 km²
Period  Neogene
Parent range  Carpathian Mountains
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Location  Dolnomoravský úval CZ IV1 A-2.png

The Lower Morava Valley Czech: Dolnomoravský úval /Jihomoravská pánev also, German: Nieder March Talsenke, Slovak: Dolnomoravský úval) is a geomorphological formation (special type of Valley) in the Moravia (Czech Republic). It is formed by the depression in the western Carpathian Mountains (Ždánice Forest, Kyjov Hills and Mikulov Hills) in the west and Bílé Karpaty and Chvojnice hills in the east. The drainage to the River Morava of the Danube basin runs finally to the Black Sea.

Including low watershed Dyje-Morava in Lanžhot.

The Lower Morava Valley is a nordest part of Vienna basin (Carpathians) and the corridor to Napajedla Gate, Upper Morava Valley, Moravian Gate and later in final goal North European Plain (Poland- Lower Silesia - Galicia) since ancient times. Here ran one arm of the most important trade routes from southern Europe to the Baltic Sea (e.g. the Amber Road - eastern branch) and also routes from Moravia to Upper Silesia and Lesser Poland. The Emperor Ferdinand Northern Railway (one part) built in 1840-41 from Břeclav (Vienna) to Přerov also traversed the Lower Morava Valley.

The Morava and Dyje rivers, Myjava (river), Chvojnice, Trkmanka, Kyjovka as well among others, finishing here in theirs floodplains, and the towns include Břeclav, Hodonín, Uherské Hradiště, Valtice, Poštorná and Mikulčice.

Soil horizon - mainly sand, fluvisol and loess, partly chernozem .

References

Lower Morava Valley Wikipedia


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