Dunajec


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Dunajec

(do͞onä`yĕts), river, 156 mi (250 km) long, rising in the Carpathians, S Poland, and flowing NE past Nowy Sącz into the Vistula River. There are hydroelectric stations at Rożnów (the largest in Poland), Czchów, and Czorsztyn. In 1975, Poland and Czechoslovakia adjusted their border along Dunajec to accommodate a dam near Czorsztyn.

Dunajec

 

a river in southern Poland, a right tributary of the Vistula. A small section of the river’s upper reaches marks the Polish-Czechoslovak border. The river is 243 km long and drains an area of 7,400 sq km. According to other sources it is 251 km long and has a basin area of 6,800 sq km. The Dunajec rises on the northern slopes of the Tatra Mountains. It intersects the Western Beskids, and in its lower reaches it flows through the Sandomierz Depression. The river overflows its banks in the spring. A hydroelectric power plant as well as the cities of Zakopane, Nowy Targ, and Nowy Sacz are situated on the Dunajec.

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In 1990s, the Dunajec river dam and the water reservoirs in Czorsztyn and Sromowce Wyzne have been built.
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Common prevention, coordination and readiness for effective fire protection of the environment and the inhabitants of the Habovka--Czarny Dunajec border regions;
Further, as Wolff points out, the associations with the Galician lowland towns of Tlumach and Chortkiv, the sites of his two late nineteenth-century postings, were unremittingly bleak and suggest nothing so much as locations filled with squalid desolation, while now "Galician place names--the Stryj, the Dunajec rivers--were imbued with sublime and tragic meaning" (364).
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Stara Eubovna (a castle and an open air folk museum of Slovak village), Pieniny National Park, Cerveny Klastor (a monastery), the Dunajec river trips on rafts--40 [euro] per person.
Como en el Rio Dunajec, en Polonia, que paso de un sistema de canales multiples a canal individual (Zawiejska y Wyzga, 2010) y en el Rio Gallego, en Espana, donde se observaron cambios de patron de canal que paso de braided a canal individual (Martin-Videet al.
It may only be 63 miles from Krakow by road, but you spend 2-3 hours rafting gently through the stunning scenery of the Dunajec River Gorge, in the Pieninski National Park.
For the Dunajec River, one of such cross-sections was precisely Czorsztyn (Dabrowski 1989).
1989, Regional variability of physiographic parameters of catchment areas and their relation to geological structure of the Dunajec drainage basin, Polish West Carpathians (in Polish with English summ.