Ždárské Vrchy

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Žd’árské Vrchy


the northeastern part of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands in Czechoslovakia. Elevations to 836 m (Mount Devět Skal). The mountains are composed primarily of granites; there are graphite and granite deposits. The slopes are covered with coniferous forests. There is woodworking and pasturing of cattle.

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