WIodzimierz Piotr Macewicz

Babijowa Hora (Babij Mountain)

  • November 13, 2008
Babijowa Hora (Babij Mountain)

In Western Ukraine, close by the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains lies a series of mountain ridges [Гора] bordering the town of Dolyna [Доли́на] which transliterates in English to “valley”.

One of these so-called “Horas” or “Goras” is called Babijowa Hora (Бабійова Гора) or Babij Mountain.  Apparently, this hilly area called “babyeeka” was named after a WW II resistance fighter whose surname was Babij (Бабій). Read more...

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