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Morava

(môr`ävä), Ger. March, river, c.240 mi (390 km) long, rising in the Sudetes, N Czech Republic, and flowing generally S past Olomouc into the Danube River, W of Bratislava. It is navigable in its lower course, which also forms part of Slovakia's border with the Czech Republic and Austria. The Morava Valley is very fertile; sugar beets, grains, and tobacco are raised there. The valley is an important north-south thoroughfare.

Morava

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Velika Morava

(vĕl`ĭkä môr`ävä), river, 134 mi (216 km) long, formed at Stalać, E Serbia, by the junction of the Zapadna Morava and the Južna Morava. It flows N to the Danube River. The Morava's wide valley is fertile and densely populated. Along with the Vardar River it is a major transportation corridor of the Balkan Peninsula.

Morava

 

a river in Czechoslovakia (in its lower course it flows along the border between Czechoslovakia and Austria); a left tributary of the Danube. Length, 388 km; basin area, 26,600 sq km. The Morava rises in the Sudetes; for a large part of its length it flows in the depression between the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands and the spurs of the Western Carpathians. Maximum flow is in the spring; low water is in summer. Autumn rains bring flash floods. Average water discharge at the mouth is 115 cu m per sec. The Morava is navigable to the city of Hodonin. It is used for irrigation. A hydroelectric power plant is on the river.


Morava

 

a river in Yugoslavia (in Serbia); a right tributary of the Danube. Formed by the confluence of the Juzna Morava and Zapadna Morava rivers. Length, 217 km (from the source of the Juzna Morava, 563 km); basin area, about 38,000 sq km (including 1,200 sq km in Bulgaria). The upper courses of the rivers that make up the Morava are in mountains, cutting through hills and low mountains in their lower courses; below their confluence the Morava flows over the fertile, densely populated Pomoravlje plain, where it divides into arms and meanders. The main (right) tributary of the Zapadna Morava is the Ibar (272 km). There are flash floods in spring. The average discharge at the mouth is approximately 260 cu m per sec. There is a hydroelectric power plant on the river, and timber is rafted. The river’s water is used for irrigation. The cities of Paracin and Cuprija are in the Morava valley.

Morava

1. a river in central Europe, rising in the Sudeten Mountains, in the Czech Republic, and flowing south through Slovakia to the Danube: forms part of the border between the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Austria. Length: 370 km (230 miles)
2. a river in E Serbia and Montenegro, formed by the confluence of the Southern Morava and the Western Morava near Stalac: flows north to the Danube. Length: 209 km (130 miles)
3. the Czech name for Moravia2
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virgo as occurring in the River Morava (a tributary of the River Danube) up to the town of Olomouc (r.km 235) in the second half of the 19th century; though he obtained just four specimens, suggesting it was rare even then.
In 2010 the Institute of Geodesy of BUT Brno seized the opportunity to carry out new measurements in southern part of the Morava network including five stations, and in 2013 another seven points have been re-measured in central and northern parts.
Maximum aid intensities applicable in the Czech Republic will be limited, in net grant equivalent, to 20% of costs in the region of Prague, 50% in the regions of Stredni Cechy and Moravskolezsko, 49% in the regions of Severozapad and Stredni Morava, 48% in the regions of Severovychod and Jihovychod and 46% in the region of Jihozapad.
His most recent work of fiction, the novel Gori Morava (Morava Is Burning), acclaimed as perhaps Mihailovic's best book to date, is of the same high artistic quality as his earlier masterpieces, stories from Good Night, Fred, When the Pumpkins Blossomed, and Petrija's Wreath.
Doln Dunajovice, village Doln Dunajovice, ORP Mikulov, district Breclav, South Moravian Region, Morava River Basin, on the right bank of the Nov Mlny - upper water reservoir.
The site lies on either side of the Morava river which separates Slovakia and the Czech Republic.default:svg width="23" height="23default:use xlink:efault:useefault:svdefault:svg width="22" height="22default:use xlink:efault:useefault:svThe construction of a bridge between Moravian Mikul#269ice and Slovak Kop#269any above the Morava river has started.
Serbia's Minister of Natural Resources, Mining and Spatial Planning Milan Bacevic stated today that Chinese company China Gezhouba Group Corporation is expected to elaborate a feasibility study for the project of the Morava Channel navigation route.
Friends of the Earth argues that 38 potential Natura 2000 wildlife sites are threatened in the river basins of the Oder, the Elbe and the Morava the Czech tributary of the Danube and the project would also conflict with the EU's Framework Directive on water policy, says FoE.
The unique exhibit has already been transported to the museum in the Blansko region of Morava.The idea of constructing a complete skeleton of an individual rose during the project Digital Museum, when paleontological discoveries of a lion from the Slovak Museum of Nature Protection and Speleology in Liptovskyacute Mikulaacutescaron were scanned.