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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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In the Czech Republic's Krkonose Mountains, Buddy attempts to ski uphill using jet power.
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.
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.
Yesterday was the hardest day of the trip as the cyclists passed over the Czech border into Poland and began climbing the Orlicke Hory mountains and the Krkonose ( otherwise known as the Giant Mountains.
In Central Europe it is known only from the peat bogs in Harz, Germany, situated at the highest elevations (Wiehle 1965); in the Czech Republic on hilltops in the Krkonose Mountains (2 specimens) and on lower margin of frozen scree slopes (243 specimens).
Arthropods of stony debris in the Krkonose Mountains, Czech Republic.
Glacial relict Rhagidiidae (Acari: Prostigmata) from superficial underground enclosures in the Krkonose Mountains, Czechoslovakia.
The Jeries settled in the foothills of the Krkonose Mountains, and made living producing fabrics.
The first of them was Frantisek Spidlen (1867-1916), born under the Krkonose Mountains in Sklenarice, a small place where he made his early instruments.
In Russia, the boy from the Krkonose foothills who had never even finished his weaving apprenticeship became the saviour of hundreds of precious stringed instruments, which after the Russian Revolution became the basis for the Tsarist Collection of Musical Instruments (today the world famous Glinka Museum in Moscow, the largest of its kind).