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(kŭr`kônôshĕ), 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. Śnieźka), rises to 5,258 ft (1,603 m). Paper and textile mills, which use the range's waterpower, are found on both sides of the border. There are numerous resorts and spas in the mountains; the most notable is Janské Láznĕ, Czech Republic. A national park (est. 1963) straddles the international border. The Labe (Elbe) River rises in the Krkonoše.
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Late-Holocene human impact and peat development in the Cerna Hora bog, Krkonose Mountains, Czech Republic.
The study was carried out in the Krkonose Mountains, Czech Republic in 2003-2011.
The critical areas were identified especially in Jeseniky, Sumava, and Krkonose mountains.
Integration of a tick-borne encephalitis virus and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato into mountain ecosystems, following a shift in the altitudinal limit of distribution of their vector, Ixodes ricinus (Krkonose mountains, Czech Republic).
The highest permeability for 5 MPa of confining pressure is shown by the specimens from Krkonose Jizera pluton (more than [10.sup.-17] [m.sup.2]), whereas specimens from the Central Bohemian pluton have a permeability of around [10.sup.-19] [m.sup.2].
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In this second instalment, Buddy goes flying off a ramp using an enginepowered glider, and also uses jet propulsion to ski uphill on a trip to the Czech Republic's Krkonose Mountains.
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Across the region, the official death toll rose to 11 as Czech emergency services recovered the body of a man from the swollen Male Labe river in the northern Krkonose mountain range, near the border with Poland.
Partly owing to the experience gained from his travels at the beginning of his career as a teacher and musician, and partly through the at the time common borrowings and copies of entire music archives between teachers-bandmasters, Hard enriched the cultural life of a small town in the Krkonose mountains region with contemporary European trends, especially landler-type dances in the case of utility music.
Altitudinal distribution limit of the tick Ixodes ricinus shifted considerably towards higher altitudes in central Europe: results of three years monitoring in the Krkonose Mts.