Bohemian Forest

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Bohemian Forest

A mountain range along the border of southeast Germany and the western Czech Republic. The region is known for its glassmaking and woodcarving.
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Bohemian Forest

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(Placename) a mountain range between the SW Czech Republic and SE Germany. Highest peak: Arber, 1457 m (4780 ft). Czech name: Český Les German name: Böhmerwald
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After all that beer, there's nothing like fresh air to soothe a sore head, and there's plenty of green space in the stunning Sumava National Park, 83km from Pilsen.
"The Schwarzenberg forest in the Czech Sumava (mountains) is the original source" of wood for fortepiano makers in Vienna and elsewhere, says McNulty, who recently received Czech citizenship.
The critical areas were identified especially in Jeseniky, Sumava, and Krkonose mountains.
As the authority of the Sumava National Park supports exclusively natural development and prevents any stocking of fish to lakes, there is an opportunity to study a possible spontaneous return of brown trout (and to determine the necessary threshold conditions) to Lake Laka.
How is the lynx (Lynx lynx) hunting strategy of ungulates in the Sumava Mountains (Czech Republic).--Abst.
(Sternorrhyncha: Aphidoidea: Aphididae) and other aphids living on Betula nana in the Sumava National Park, Czech Republic.
and Dolezalova, H., 'The Location of Tourist Accommodation Facilities: A Case Study of The Sumava Mts.
The last area is located 178 km to the south of Prague in the Vysenske kopce National Nature Reserve and belongs to the Sumava Piedmont.
sr.o., ktera provadi udrzbu mistnich komunikaci spolecne se spolecnosti Reno Sumava a.s., dale firma Bicorn s.r.o., Praha, ktera je dodavatelem energie.
Decisions by government and park authorities have come under fire from environmental organizations, which Insist Sumava National Park's primary role as a nature reserve is being undermined.
The Landler (adopted in Czech as "lendler"), a dance named after a fertile area in Lower Austria ("Landl"), became domesticated in Bohemia in all the areas inhabited by a mixed Czech-German population, including the Plzen region, the Sumava and Jizerka mountains, and the Jihlava region, where the lendler was embraced as the main component of wedding feasts.
Extreme radial growth reaction of Norway spruce along an altitudinal gradient in the Sumava Mountains.