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Krkonoše - Kotelní jámy
Czech Republic

Kotelni jamy (Kessel Gruben in German) is a protected area on the Czech side of the Krkonoše mountains (Riesengebirge). The valley was formed by glacier and is about 1200 meters above the sea level.

Copyright: Libor fettr
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Hochgeladen: 05/11/2011
Aktualisiert: 18/09/2014
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