(klôts`kô), Ger. Glatz, town (1994 est. pop. 30,600), Dolnośląskie prov., SW Poland. It is a commercial center with lumber and textile mills, metalworks, and sugar refineries. Founded in the 10th cent., it was capital of a county created in 1462. It was seized by Frederick II of Prussia in the War of the Austrian Succession and was formally ceded to Prussia in 1745. It was returned to Poland in 1945.
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The analysed sequences of precise levelling include the western and eastern borderland of the Sudetes: Zlote Mountains (Rychlebske), Laskowka depression, Bardo Mountains, Snieznik Massif and Klodzko Valley (Fig.
Several passenger trains came to a grinding halt in Poland yesterday after thieves stole overhead steel electric cables, the country's PKP state railways spokesman Miroslaw Siemieniec confirmed.Two separate railway lines in the south west, onnecting Wroclaw with Opole and another to Klodzko, were paralysed by the theft of around 400 metres of electric cable powering the trains, Siemieniec said."The PKP has arranged alternative regional passenger transport, while long-distance trains have been diverted to other lines," Siemieniec said.The incident is not isolated.
The Upper Nysa Klodzka Graben (UNKG) is situated in the southern part of the Klodzko Depression.
Formation of limestone in the Klodzko Valley, is dated approx 570 millions years ago--turn of Wend and Cambrian (Don, Opletal, 1996; Ciezkowski, 2006).
through Bardo to Klodzko, were not considered, as only 8 points from 1953 were remeasured in 1989.
and Adjacent Areas in Klodzko (Poland) on March 29-31, 2007.
The apogee of the granitic magmatism dates back to the turn of the Visenian and Namurian (340-300 Ma; see compilation by Kroner et al., 1994; Duthou et al., 1991), however its beginning is dated for the turn of the Famienian and Tournaisian, when the oldest synorogenic intrusion had been emplaced (Zelazniewicz, 1977), among others the Kudowa and Cermna intrusions (380-350 Ma; DomeCka and Opletal, 1974) and the Klodzko intrusion regarded as the oldest in the region (Zelazniewicz, 2003).
17,530 [km.sup.2], is covered by five sheets of The Geological Map of Poland, 1:200,000 (Walbrzych, Wroclaw, Nysa, Klodzko, Jelenia Gora).
to Paczkow and from Klodzko through Zloty Stok to Paczkow, as well as a 2nd order line running longitudinally from Zabkowice S1.