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Słowacja Rozdroże pod Krywaniem lub Rozdroże w Krywańskim Żlebie, Rázcestie w Krivanskom žľabe

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Crossroads at a Crossroads Krywan or Krywańskim Żlebie (słow. Rázcestie in Krivanskom žľabe) - crossroads of hiking trails in the Grand Żlebie Krywańskim Krywania on the southern slopes of the Slovak High Tatras.

It is situated at an altitude of 2120 meters above sea level The literal translation Slovak name should be called Crossroads in Krywańskim Żlebie, but more took place in Poland at the Crossroads Krywan term. Crossroads is located on the orographic left of the żlebu slopes, just above its trough. Combine two routes here: green and blue. Up on the top Krywania carries only one path.

Rozdroże pod Krywaniem lub Rozdroże w Krywańskim Żlebie (słow. Rázcestie w Krivanskom žľabe) – rozdroże szlaków turystycznych w Wielkim Żlebie Krywańskim na południowych stokach Krywania w słowackich Tatrach Wysokich. Położone jest na wysokości 2120 m n.p.m.

Przy dosłownym tłumaczeniu słowackiej nazwy powinno się nazywać Rozdroże w Krywańskim Żlebie, jednak bardziej przyjęło się w Polsce określenie Rozdroże pod Krywaniem. Rozdroże znajduje się na orograficznie lewych stokach tego żlebu, tuż nad jego korytem. Łączą się tutaj 2 szlaki: zielony i niebieski. W górę, na szczyt Krywania prowadzi już tylko jedna ścieżka.

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