a mountain peak on the Polish-Czechoslovak border in the Krkonoše Hory. Snĕžka is the highest peak in the Su-detes, with an elevation of 1,602 m. It is composed of schists, and its slopes have rock streams, forests, and mountain meadows. The peak is covered with snow for more than seven months of the year. It has a weather station and a cableway. The area is a national park. [23–1883–]