Pannonian Plain, Serbia

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    I took this shot from a Wizzair branded window seat. I think they washed the windows but the glass might still have affected the vividness of the colors. I did a guess on the map. Let me know if anyone recognizes this patchwork landscape.

    The Pannonian Basin is situated in the southeastern part of Central Europe, or at the boundary between Central Europe, Eastern Europe and the Balkans. It forms a topographically discrete unit set in the European landscape, surrounded by imposing geographic boundaries - the Carpathian Mountains, the Alps, the Dinarides and the Balkan mountains. The rivers Danube and Tisza divide the basin roughly in half. It extends roughly between Vienna in the northwest, Zagreb in the southwest, Belgrade in the southeast and Satu Mare in the northeast. In terms of modern state boundaries, the basin is centered on the territory of the Republic of Hungary, but it also extends to Vojvodina, Republic of Serbia, Croatia proper and Slavonia in the Republic of Croatia, western Slovakia, the Eastern Slovak Lowland (including the southwestern tip of Ukraine), besides the border regions of northern Bosnia and Herzegovina, western Transylvania in Romania, and the eastern tips of Slovenia and Austria.

    Although rain is not plentiful, it usually falls when necessary and the plain is a major agricultural area; it is sometimes said that these fields of rich loamy loess soil could feed the whole of Europe. For its early settlers, the plain offered few sources of metals or stone. Thus when archaeologists come upon objects of obsidian or chert, copper or gold, they have almost unparalleled opportunities to interpret ancient pathways of trade.

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pannonian Plain

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    1. Tom.Brook 40 months ago | reply

      pretty amazing shot. well done!

    2. MjYj 40 months ago | reply


      I saw this in the 25 to 49 Faves group and Faved it.

    3. daniele romagnoli 40 months ago | reply


      I saw this in the 25 to 49 Faves group and Faved it.

    4. Wim Koopman 39 months ago | reply

      een prachtige lappendeken...
      subtiele kleuren!

    5. huub zeeman 39 months ago | reply

      fraaie opname!

    6. 1banaan [deleted] 39 months ago | reply

      Mooi abstract plaatje!

    7. pretty in pixels 39 months ago | reply

      this is insane- wow
      when you live in the city you do take things like this for granted

    8. Sakia Rafique 38 months ago | reply


      Loved the lighting..
      Good one..
      Goes to favorite list.
      Sakia

    9. J-Latif 38 months ago | reply

      Incredible, wonderful view n colours

    10. E.Mill 36 months ago | reply

      wonderful!

    11. msonflk(off) 36 months ago | reply

      love it...excellent shot.

    12. Lyutik966 35 months ago | reply

      Wow! fantastic lines and colors! excellent photo!

    13. Colorado Sands 34 months ago | reply

      An excellent pattern capture! Beautiful!

    14. palnick 27 months ago | reply

      Great Image, wonderful Composition!!

    15. Pr1mo Fotografie 22 months ago | reply

      Prachtig al die variaties groen.

    16. FlipMode79 19 months ago | reply

      Sweet Greens!

    17. mikescottnz 3 months ago | reply

      Great landscape tapestry rather like a green tartan cloth.
      The older Hallstatt culture seemed to develop into Illyrians to the east and Celts to the west.The Pannonian tribes appear to have been Celticized before the Romans called in.

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