Berounka


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Berounka

 

a river in Czechoslovakia; a left and the biggest tributary of the Vltava. The Berounka is 246 km long, drains a basin of approximately 8,900 sq km, and is formed near Mount Plzeň by the confluence of the Mže Radbuza, Uhlava, and Úslava rivers, which rise in the Český Les Mountains and Šumava Mountains. The Berounka flows into the Vltava 8 km south of Prague. High water is in spring. The river is used for floating timber. The cities of Plzeň and Beroun are located on the Berounka.

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566 by Kriz 1992) is located on the left (north) bank of the Berounka River, south of the village of Listice near Beroun (Fig.
Two men who were rafting on the Berounka River, 30 kilometers Southwest of Prague, have been missing since Saturday evening.
At least one woman is dead, after her home collapsed in Trebenice u Prahy, southwest of Prague and two people are missing after their raft overturned on the River Berounka in Hlasna Treban in central Bohemia.
Two men who were rafting on the Berounka River, 30 kilometres southwest of Prague, have been missing since Saturday evening.
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A Hirnantian, Rhuddanian and Aeronian sedimentary succession crops out on the hill side above the Berounka River (Fig.