Cvrsnica is mountain in Bosnia and Herzegovina surrounded by river Neretva from east (20 km), its tributaries Doljanka (18 km) from north and Drežanka (19,8 km) from south, Dugo Polje field (12 km) and Vran mountain from west. The mountain is consisted of several plateaus - Plas and Muharnica on north, Mala Cvrsnica on south. There are more then ten summit above 2000m (Plocno 2228, Veliki Jelinak 2179, Veliki Vilinac 2118 etc.), vertical cliffs (Pesti brdo, Mezica stijene, Strmenica ...). Lakes are Blidinje, Crepulja, Crvenjak. Diva Grabovica canyon (6,2 km) goes into the mountain. Cvrsnica belongs to Dinaridies. Bio-life is characteristical for three climate areas: conifer above 1200 m, plateau with grass and juniper; numerous endemic species (like Munika pine). Cvrsnica is well known as a home of chamois. Climate: three types - mediteranian in the base of the mountain, middle-european on hill-sides and alpine on summits and plateaus. Six months have average temperatures below zero degrees. January and February have 15-23 days of snow precipitation. Snow layer thickness can be 2,5-3 meters. Strong wind can make snow-drifts even 15m thick. Upper plateu is under the snow from November till April - in hidden parts snow remains whole year.
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