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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.
Travelling between the two we spend 2-3 hours gently meandering through the Dunajec River Gorge on rafts
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.
Starting in 1905, numerous plans of management of the upper Dunajec river using reservoirs have been created.
Holder will be remembered by fellow competitors for falling in the Dunajec River during last year's event in Poland, where Team USA Flyfishing placed 12th out of 22 teams, its best finish in the international fishing derby.
The highlight of a visit to this park is to raft down the spectacular Dunajec River, which is overlooked by impressive 500-metre limestone cliffs and forms the international border between Slovakia and Poland.
02 to 2 mm /yr, increasing in the Late Pleistocene and Holocene in the western portion of the Outer Western Carpathians (OWC), when intensive erosion was restricted to neotectonically active elevations truncated by the Raba and Dunajec river valleys (Zuchiewicz, 1984, 1995, 1998; Wojcik, 1989; Olszak, 2008).
Wading the treacherous Dunajec River, one of the sites near Zakopane, Poland, where the 18th annual tournament was staged last week, Holder wound up on local TV.
Wojcik, 1989), NW margin of the Nowy Sacz Basin (Tokarski, 1978), Dunajec River Valley in the foothills area, shortly west of Tarnow (Poltowicz, 1974), southern and central parts of the Jaslo-Sanok Depression (Zuchiewicz, 1987; Wojcik, 1999, 2003), and the south-western (Niedzialkowska and Szczepanek, 1993-94) and south-eastern segments of the Carpathian Foredeep (Laskowska-Wysoczanska, 1995; see Figure 2 for location).
And until we get passionate about ``competitive fly-fishing,'' it's unlikely that fans will be lining the banks of such places as Poland's Dunajec River and Czorstyn Reservoir chanting ``U.