Karkonosze


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, Ger. Riesengebirge, Pol. Karkonosze, highest range of the Sudetes, extending c.25 mi (40 km) along the border of N Czech Republic and SW Poland. Its highest peak, Snĕžka (Ger. Schneekoppe, Pol.
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The hotels span the country, from the foothills of the Karkonosze Mountains in Szklarska Poreba to the northern Baltic coast in Kolobrzeg.
In (Makolski et al., 2003; Kontny et al., 2004) a network of 19 GNSS points was used to determine local geodynamic processes in the Polish part of Karkonosze Mts and in the Karkonosze Foreland in Western Sudetes.
Knapik, "Assessment of Imaging Spectroscopy for rock identification in the Karkonosze Mountains, Poland," Miscellanea Geographica, vol.
The Long Distance Mountain Running World Championships will be held in conjunction with the Karkonosze Mountain Marathon on August 3.
Wojtun, "Contemporary floristic changes in the Karkonosze Mts," Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae, vol.
Atmospheric deposition and ionic interactions within a beech canopy in the Karkonosze Mountains.
Between forestry workers in Poland from the Lublin macro region, antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi in blood serum were detected in 27.7% of the group, from Bialowieza 43.4%, from Karkonosze 67% [16].
Overwintering of Coccinella septempunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) at different altitudes in the Karkonosze Mts, SW Poland.
The new sites are: the Druzno Lake Nature Reserve (3,068 ha), in the Vistula Delta region, the Narew River National Park (7,350 ha) - an area potentially threatened by the construction of the Siemanowska dam on the Belarus-Polish border and the water pollution from towns upstream, the Poleski National Park (9,762 ha) already identified as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and a Natura 2000 protected site, sub-Alpine peat bogs in Karkonosze Mountains (40 ha), a National Park also classified as a UNESCO Bilateral Biosphere Reserve (discussions are continuing on joint management with the Czech Republic), and finally, at the Wigry National Park (15,085 ha), a wetland system around Wigry Lake and 42 smaller lakes of glacial origin and associated peat bogs.
Considering, that the area is differentiated and unstable in a geological and tectonic sense and also that new vertical movements were noticed during scientific studies (Mierzejewski, 1998), the Karkonosze Mts.
The Tatra, the Carpathian, and the Eastern Beskidy biosphere reserves are shared by Poland and Slovakia, that of Krkokonose / Karkonosze by Poland and the Czech Republic, and that of the East Carpathians by Poland, Slovakia, and the Ukraine.