Czech and Polish mountain range
(Redirected from Krkonoše)
Karkonosze (Czech: Krkonoše, German: Riesengebirge, English: Giant Mountains) is the highest part of the Sudeten mountains between Silesia and Bohemia. The Schneekoppe, 1,602 metres (5,256 ft) high, is the highest point.
This mountain also contain the source of the Elbe River and is also known for the Rübezahl, who is a giant, gnome or mountain spirit.
- Official Krkonoše Mts. National Park website Archived 2009-02-20 at the Wayback Machine
- Official Karkonoski Park Narodowy website (in Polish)
- Karkonosze - information, history (in Polish)
- Veselý výlet Archived 2009-02-08 at the Wayback Machine (in Polish and German)
Coordinates: 50°46′N 15°37′E / 50.767°N 15.617°E