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  Oder River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Oder River is 854 km long: 112 in the Czech Republic, 742 in Poland (including 187 on the border between Germany and Poland) and second longest river in Poland (after the Vistula).
The river was known to the Romans as Viadrus, Viadua, as it was a branch of the Amber Road from the Baltic Sea to the Roman Empire.
Rivers of the Czech Republic, Rivers of Germany, Rivers of Poland
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oder_River   (648 words)

 ODER - LoveToKnow Article on ODER
Viadua; Slavonic, Vjodr), a river of Germany, rises in Austria on the Odergebirge in the Moravian tableland at a height of 1950 ft. above the sea, and 14 m.
As far as the frontier the Oder flows through a well-defined valley, but, after passing through the gap between the Moravian mountains, and the Carpathians and entering the Silesian plain, its vaIl~y is wide and shallow and its banks generally low.
The river at present begins to be navigable for barges at Ratibor, where it is about 100 ft. wide, and for larger vessels at Breslau, and great exertions are made by the government to deepen and keep open the channel, which still shows a strong tendency to choke itself with sand in certain places.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /O/OD/ODER.htm   (760 words)

 Oder River - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Oder River (sometimes Odra River) (German: Oder, Polish/Czech: Odra) is a river in Central Europe (mostly in Poland).
The Oder River is 854 km long (112 in the Czech Republic, 742 in Poland, and 187 on the border between Germany and Poland) is the second longest river in Poland (after the Vistula).
Most of the larger human settlements along the river are mentioned in the documents as old as the 9th or 10th century.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Oder   (355 words)

 Foot Oder -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Neighboring are (from north clockwise) the district Märkisch-Oderland, the district-free city Frankfurt (Oder), Poland, the district Spree-Neiße and Dahme-Spreewald, and the ''Bundesland'' Berlin.
The district is named after the two major rivers in the district - the Spree river forms a large bend within the district; the Oder river constitutes the eastern border.
Frankfurt an der Oder ˈfraŋkfʊrt (Sorbian/Lusatian: ''Frankobord'') is a town in Brandenburg, Germany located on the river Oder, on the German-Polish border directly opposite the city of Słubice.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/57/foot-oder.html   (1113 words)

 Oder River Basin - UNEP/DEWA~Europe > Publication > Freshwater in Europe
The second longest river emptying into the Baltic Sea, the Oder River flows northward from the Oder Mountains of the Czech Republic to form, with the Neisse River, the border between Poland and Germany.
Due to the heavy nutrient load, the Oder river is one of the most important sources of eutrophication and pollution in the southwestern part of the Baltic Sea.
Areas in seven voivodships in the upper and middle Oder river basin and upper Vistula river basin were flooded over more than 25% of their territory, causing flood damage of approximately 3 billion US dollars.
www.grid.unep.ch /product/publication/freshwater_europe/oder.php   (439 words)

 WWF Polska - project
Since the flood in 1997, the river Oder is mainly associated with the flood hazard.
The aim of WWF activities in the Oder region is to stop any further degradation of the valley's natural environment, to protect riverine areas, as well as to design and implement envirnment-friendly methods of flood protection.
We are developing our flood programme in the Oder region, on the basis of natural methods of decreasing the impact of flooding.
www.wwf.pl /projekty/eng/odra_en.php   (273 words)

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Oder River cruises are a great way to discover the Old World charm of interesting and little-known towns in Germany and Poland.
Oder River cruises often visit Stralsund, a Hanseatic League city in northern Germany, where you can walk through the historic old town on your way to the market and the impressive Church of Mary.
On your Oder River cruise, you may also enjoy a stop in Szcsecin, Poland's largest port, to see St. Jacob's Cathedral or the Loitz House, the 16th century house where the Russian empress Catherine the Great was born.
www.oderrivercruises.com   (328 words)

 The Diversion of the Water From the Meuse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By virtue of the first paragraph of Article 331 of the Treaty of Versailles, the Oder, from its confluence with the Oppa, was, together with the Elbe, the Niemen and the Danube, declared an international river.
In the view of Poland, the limit of jurisdiction should be situated at the point where each river crossed the Polish frontier, while the other members of the Commission considered that the limit should be determined by the point where each river ceased to be navigable, even if that was situated within Polish territory.
Turning to the examination of the first question of the Special Agreement, the Court rejects at the outset the Polish argument according to which the area of jurisdiction of the International Commission of the Oder is not necessarily identical with the area of application of the international régime in respect of this river.
www.internationalwaterlaw.org /Cases/River-Oder.htm   (1502 words)

 Oder River --  Encyclopædia Britannica
It lies on the west bank of the Oder River opposite the Polish town of Slubice, which before 1945 was the Frankfurt suburb of Dammvorstadt.
The second largest river emptying into the Baltic Sea, the Oder River (Odra in Czech and Polish) flows northward from the Oder Mountains of the Czech Republic to form, with the Neisse River, the border between Poland and Germany.
Wroclaw lies on the Oder River, in a region of cold winters and warm summers.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9106067   (868 words)

 Oder River
The Oder (German) or Odra (Polish) river flows northward in Europe through parts of the Czech Republic, Poland, and Germany, emptying into the Baltic Sea.
English speakers generally refer to the river as the Oder, although as Eastern Europe has become more accessible to the West, more and more geographers, travel agents and journalists use both variants.
The river flows from Czech Silesia, through Polish Lower Silesia[?], Ziemia Lubuska[?] (Lubusz Land) and German Brandenburg into the Baltic Sea north of Szczecin, Pomerania -- more exactly it flows into the Szczecin Bay (in Polish Zalew Szczeciski and in German Stettiner Haff).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/od/Odra.html   (164 words)

 Bornholm Basin
This river basin has a total area of 119 000 km2, of which 89 percent is in Poland, 5.5 percent in the Czech Republic, and another 5.5 percent in Germany.
The Polish coastal basins extend from the Gdansk Basin in the east to the Zalew Szczecinski/Stettiner Haff in the west.
In the Odra/Oder river basin, by the end of the 1980s about 30 000 tons per year of N and 1 100 tons per year of phosphorus were leached from farming operations.
www.baltic.vtt.fi /demo/bornholm   (1096 words)

 Frankfurt/O. - Slubice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Frankfurt's biggest part with town centre and most buildings is situated on the west bank of the river and remains German, the suburb on the eastside however becomes Polish, as the river runs through the city.
As the Oder river now is the border, the former 'Dammvorstadt' of Frankfurt lies on Polish territory is renamed Slubice and continues to exist as an independent city.
Oder river: we are at the EU border, German bank on the left, Polish side (Slubice) to the right.
www.grenzen.150m.com /frankfurtGB.htm   (464 words)

 Oder on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Navigable from Racibórz, Poland, the Oder is an important waterway of central and eastern Europe, connecting the industrial region of Silesia with the sea.
Wrocław, Frankfurt an der Oder, and Szczecin are the chief cities on the Oder.
Land rents and ecological crisis: the case of the Oder River Valley.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/O/Oder.asp   (763 words)

 Talk:Oder River - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
RickK, "Oder" is an official english name (as of 2003), to be used even to describe times when the river flown through the middle of the Slavic land and nobody dreamed about any Germans (with the name "Odra" in parentheses once!
It seems that locating the article at Odra River (with a redirect from Oder River is not quite the same as locating the article at Oder River (redirected from Odra River).
The river's first language is neither Polish nor German, and I have a deep suspicion that it doesn't really care what we call it.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Talk:Oder_River   (3314 words)

 WWF Polska - projects
The more managed is the river valley and the more people live in flooding areas, the higher are the losses due to flooding.
On October 29th, 2004, by a decree of the Silesian Voivode, border meanders of the river Oder became legally protected as an area of protected landscape.
We are also carrying out a model project in the central Oder valley, which proposes to move embankments away at a 7.5 km long section and return 670 ha of space to the river.
www.wwf.pl /projekty/eng/odra_ochrona_en.php   (364 words)

 Polish economic sectors - Part VI Ministry Of Economy Poland, Waterways   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Navigable waterways in Poland are restricted to the River Oder with the Gliwicki and Kedzierzynski canals, the Oder-Wisla connection via the lower Warta, the Bydgoski canal and the Brda, and the much less navigable lower Wisla.
In December 1994, „The report on adapting the Oder River to the European system of Waterways", was prepared on the order of the Ministries of Environment Protection and Natural Resources and Forestry; and Transport and Maritime Economy.
In later stages of the River Oder modernization program, financing sources may be widened as the freight and port companies will be richer.
www.masterpage.com.pl /outlook/chrisho6.html   (825 words)

 Warsaw Voice - "Oder Man River..."
Naturally nobody expects the Oder will equal rivers such as the Rhine or the Danube, but the condition of the Oder's technical infrastructure-which has been neglected over the last 50 years-could be significantly improved, allowing the river to regain its former importance in international transportation.
German participants of the meeting were happy to hear that the law concerning the Oder 2006 Program has been passed, and that funds have already been secured for implementing the law.
The Association for the Development of the Oder River was established 10 years ago.
www.warsawvoice.pl /archiwum.phtml/1794   (258 words)

 Germany and Poland Flooding zooms
Following the river, this image shows the town of Krosno at the confluence of the Oder with the Bobr river.
The huge flooded area at the confluence with the Warta river was completely dry on the archived image (used as a reference), but it could be a marshy area occasionally covered by water.
The magenta areas along the river are those flooded on the 5th August, while those in green-cyan where flooded only on the 6th August; the blue tones show areas flooded on both dates.
earth.esa.int /ew/floods/au_pl_de_97/_fl_au_zoom.htm   (1374 words)

 Czech Poland Flooding Zooms
The first image show the Oder river course from the city of Wroclaw (lower right corner) to the town of Glogow (central left), while the second one shows more in detail the area around Wroclaw.
The normal river course is in light blue, while in dark blue are the areas covered by the flooding waters.
The town of Lubien (center of the image) along the Nysa Klodzka river (left side of the Oder river) was also hit by the flooding.
earth.esa.int /ew/floods/au_pl_de_97/_fl_au_ezoom.htm   (594 words)

 The Oder River Flood
Brandenburg's eastern border is formed by the Oder River, which is also the border with Poland.
On July 27th, the dike broke and the area flooded by the water of the Oder created a lake of 56.5 square kilometers.
The evaluation of crisis management during the Oder Flood led to a reorganization of the coordination between the different units.
www.crisisnavigator.org /csdm1-e.htm   (582 words)

 Oder River --  Compton's Desk Reference - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
It flows from its source in the Oder Mountains in the Czech Republic north through western Poland, where it forms the boundary between Poland and Germany.
As the second largest river emptying into the Baltic Sea, it is economically important as a transport route.
Navigable for 475 mi (765 km), it is connected by canal with the Vistula River and with the western European waterway system.
deskreference.britannica.com /ebc/article-9373889   (168 words)

 Viadrus - Wikimedia Commons
Oder) to rzeka w Europie Środkowej, płynie przez Czechy, Polskę i Niemcy.
en: The Odra or Oder River is a river in Central Europe.
The river is running through the city in many branches
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Viadrus   (200 words)

The Warta and the Lausitzer Neisse rivers are its chief tributaries.
83,850), Brandenburg, E Germany, a port on the Oder River,...
Havel - Havel, river, c.215 mi (350 km) long, rising in the lake region of Mecklenburg, N Germany.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0836369.html   (285 words)

 Germany, region of the Oder/Odra river
People and the environment in the region of the Oder during the prehistoric and early historic periods
Areas on either side of the Oder from the beginnings of human settlement up until the Middle Ages were examined.
The project concentrated on a corridor runnning along the river Oder of approximately 100 km width.
www.dainst.org /index_61_en.html   (478 words)

 Introduction to the poster and video documentation of the Oder River flood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Extreme rainfalls in large parts of Eastern Europe resulted in disastrous floods on the river Oder in the Czech Republic, in Poland and in Germany.
In the Czech Republic a third of the territory was hit by the flood, 60 people were killed and the damages were estimated at 3.5 thousand million German Marks.
In Germany, although the flood on the river Oder didn’t take any lives, an area of 60 km² was flooded and the damages amounted to 650 million German Marks.
www.gfz-potsdam.de /ewc98/abstract/koppe.html   (252 words)

 Germany / Poland: Oder/Odra River Atlas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Back in 1996, WWF embarked on a project to prepare a baseline inventory of the natural floodplain infrastructures and biodiversity-relevant habitats and ecosystems.
This was done in the context of emerging plans to develop the Oder/Odra river as a major navigation route, including a planned Danube-March-Odra canal.
WWF compiled baseline data about the hydrological and biodiversity functions of the entire Odra floodplain in order to inventory the existing values and functions and to prevent potential environmentally very damaging impacts of planned river engineering works.
www.microimages.com /tntserver/oder.htm   (217 words)

 Otolikos Creations
Oder River 1.0 map for Forgotten Hope available!
Oder River map for Forgotten Hope (bf1942 mod) Preview.
Spawnable bridge over the Oder river to let Russian tanks to cross the river.
perso.wanadoo.fr /bfoto   (69 words)

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