Mountains

Gamila (or "Papigos", as it was previously named) is the most imposing mountain in the range of N. Pindos. It is a mountain that combines two different aspects, something that makes it stand out from many mountains of Greece. Its northern side is characterised by bluffs that are cut across by deep ravines as well as impressive slopes that strikingly resemble those of the Alps. In the southern side on the other hand, there are gradually lower tops shaping a big plateau.

In the north, between the mountains Trapezitsa and Kamila, there is the valley of Aoos, with the homonymous famous river running through it. The ravine of Vikos and the river Voidomatis separate the valley from the mountains Stouro and Grampala in the west. In the east another valley, the Giftokampos valley separates it from the mountains Koutsa, Koziakos and Koukourountzo.

The crowns of the mountain Kamila succeed one another from the west to the east. These are: Koula (1560m.), Lapatos (2251m.), Astraka (2436m.) , Ploskos (2377m.), Gamila (2497m.), Kamila II (2480m.), Karteros (2478m.), Big Litharia (2467m.), Tsouka rosa (2376m.) , Samari (296m.), Krevati (2.375 m.), Gkoura (2466m.), Korifoula (2157m.), Kazarma (1803m.) and finally Kalogeros (2122m.). The rock of Kamila does not allow the existence of fountains, mainly in the Alpine area.

In the forests of the mountain however there are many fountains. Generally water is hard to find, except for the season when the snow melts and many steams and small lakes are created. Apart from the lake Drakolimni, some other smaller lakes are Xeroloutsa, Rjzina, Rompozi and that of Agios Ilias.

The mountain Gamila is characterised by big vertical rocky surfaces, steep slopes and impressive geological formations. The rocks found in the mountain are hard, concrete calcareous ones that fall off and flysh, prone to erosion.
The alpine regions of Gamila, bear evident marks of the Ice Age.

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