Králický Snežnik

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Králický Snežnik

 

mountains in the southeastern part of the Sudetes on the border between Poland and Czechoslovakia, rising to an elevation of 1,424 m (Mount Sněžnik).

The mountains are composed chiefly of gneiss and crystalline schist and have steep slopes and dome-shaped peaks. Fir forests predominate. The higher slopes are covered with pine forests, meadows, and barren areas. The Morava River, a left tributary of the Danube, rises in the mountains.

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In northern Moravia Quaternary comes from the denudation of mountain areas of the Kralicky Sneznik Massif, the Nizky and the Hruby Jesenik Mts.
The regional negative anomaly in the Kralicky Sneznik Mts.
The obtained preliminary results indicate the area located approximately between the Kralicky Sneznik Massif and the south Dyje Dome as passive block with pushing of a Moldanubian block from the west.
The experimental geodynamic network Sneznik is situated along the Czech-Polish frontier in the Kralicky Sneznik mountain region.
The network was established in Kralicky Sneznik Massif, in cooperation with Department of Geodesy and Photogrammetry AU Wroclaw (now Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformatics, Wrocfaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences), and Institute of Geodesy, Brno University of Technology, for the purpose of monitoring the upper lithosphere movement in the area.
As the movement tendencies between the points NAHO and TUBO and NAHO--VYHL (Vyhlidka--network Kralicky Sneznik) are negligible, it can be assumed the entire allochthonous cover (mainly Outer Carpathian Flysch nappes) of Brunovistulian block tends to depart from the Moldanubicum.
Research activities of the FCE BUT in the Kralicky Sneznik Massif date from 1992 when the Local Geodynamic Sneznik Network was established within Polish research project (Svabensky and Weigel, 1999).
Moreover, many isolated epicenters were detected in environs of Fulnek, Hradec nad Moravici, Bruntal, Mutkov, Kralicky Sneznik, Mala Moravka, Olomouc and Svitavy.
several areas in the surrounding of Sternberk na Morave town, areas near Kralicky Sneznik and Sumperk town, and NW areas of Bruntal town.
The network is situated along the Czech-Polish frontier in Kralicky Sneznik massif--see e.g.
The network is situated along the Czech--Polish frontier in Kralicky Sneznik mountain region, in northern Moravia (for layout of the network see Fig.