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Canyon of the river Uvac

Canyon of the river Uvac
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Central morphological entity of the Uvac Nature Reserve is a canyon valley of the river Uvac, with valleys of its tributaries. Bigger right tributaries of Uvac are Vapa, Kladnička Reka, Vrševina and Tisovica, and its left tributaries are Čajak, Veljušnica, and Zlošnica . It is located in western Serbia.

 

 

Uvac - D.Bosnić

Water of Uvac has deeply cut its bed into the limestone rock, forming a narrow canyon valley with high, steep limestone cliffs. Within the reserve, canyon parts are between the mouth of river Vapa and downstream to Kokin Brod, as well as at the middle part, between Veljušnica and Kokin Brod.


The average depth of the valley is between 200 and 300 m, and maximum depth reaches 350m. In the canyon part of the valley special value have wedged meanders, which belong to the inventory of geo morphological objects of the geological heritage of Serbia.

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