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  Ore Mountains
The Ore Mountains (German Erzgebirge, Czech Krušné hory) are a mountain range in Germany and the Czech Republic.
The Ore Mountains are gently sloping away to the north, where the cities of Zwickau and Chemnitz are located on the foothills, but the southern incline is extremely steep.
In the 15th century the discovery of silver and tin deposits led to the settlement of the mountains and the foundation of cities.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/er/Erzgebirge.html   (198 words)

  
 Ore Mountains - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the east, the Elbe Sandstone Mountains on both banks of the Elbe river may be regarded as the easternmost extension of the Ore Mountains.
East of the Elbe, the mountain chain continues as the Lusatian Mountains.
Seiffen in the East Ore Mountains is a centre of the wooden toy industry.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ore_Mountains   (363 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for ore
Modern metallurgical research is concerned with the preparation of radioactive metals, with obtaining metals economically from low-grade ores, with obtaining and refining rare metals hitherto not used, and with the formulation of alloys.
The ores were found in a belt c.110 mi (180 km) long and from 1 to 3 mi (1.6-4.8 km) wide between Babbitt and Grand Rapids, occurring in horizontal layers (up to 500 ft/152 m thick) near the surface and mined by the
Ore lawyer to focus on non-arrest: Lawyers for U.S. Rep. Don Sherwood and his accuser get the OK to subpoena witnesses.
www.encyclopedia.com /searchpool.asp?target=ore   (549 words)

  
 ore — Infoplease.com
the ore. Ores are usually found concentrated in deposits with a definite gradation of metal concentration from the ore to the surrounding rock.
The ore often occurs in veins, which are ore-filled fissures in the rock.
Veins of ore exposed to weathering are often eroded and redeposited in placers and alluvial deposits, e.g., ore-bearing stream and lake gravels or beach sands.
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 The city of Most - For tourists - CAR GUIDE IN THE MIDDLE PART OF THE ORE MOUNTAINS
The Ore Mountains car cycle was created by the initiative of the Association of Communities in this region in cooperation with the former District Authority in Most and the society Krušnohorská iniciativa (Ore Mountains Initiative).
The village Boleboř belongs to the oldest settlements in the Ore Mountains.
Osek The town Osek, lies on the foot of the Ore Mountains in the height of 324 m ASL under the hills Špičák and Stropník.
www.mumost.cz /english/turisti/apruvodce/eobsah.htm   (5228 words)

  
 Accomodation in the Ore mountains
The beautiful spa town Jáchymov lies on the foothills of ore Mountains in the altitude of 720 m above sea level.After the year 1516 this gate to the Ore Mountains had become the second most populated town in the kingdom of Bohemia due the discovery of silver.
The day is Jachymov famed due the radiotherapy and the cure of the motional organs.
The accommodation is situated in the Holiday apartments 2 + eating nook, outsider the balneal area in the Ore Mountains - Czech Republic, 15 km far from the spa Oberwiesenthal - the border with the Germany.
www.apartman.cz /en/index.htm   (108 words)

  
 Yetti bike - the Ore Mountains
The Ore Mountains are without doubt very popular destination of Czech and foreign skiers.
This area is at that time a paradise for all lovers of mountain biking and hiking.
When you are on holiday in the Ore Mountains, don't forget to plan a trip on Klinovec.
www.yettisnowboard.cz /mountain-bike/ore-mountains.php   (343 words)

  
 The History of Mining and Inroads in Sámiland and Their Effect on the Sámi
Sámi myths and stories passed through generations often note the riches held within the region’s mountains, such as the reference to blocks of ore as a wedding dowry in The Son of the Sun’s Courting in the Land of the Giants.
The first iron ore mine was opened in 1647, and the Norbotten district iron ore was mined in the 17th century.
Early ore diggers forced the Sámi to transport ore to the coast using their draft reindeer and sleds, but this method was horribly inefficient and costly in terms of reindeer health and lives.
www.utexas.edu /courses/sami/dieda/hist/mining.htm   (3473 words)

  
 ABC News: Missing Man Found Dead in Ore. Mountains
Gregg Hastings of the Oregon State Police holds a bag of survival gear in Merlin, Ore., Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, that will be one of eighteen packages air-dropped in the area of the Siskiyou National Forest where crews are still searching for James Kim.
MERLIN, Ore. Dec 6, 2006 (AP)— A San Francisco man who got stranded in the snowy wilderness with his family nearly two weeks ago was found dead Wednesday in a mountain creek, authorities said.
James Kim's body was discovered in Oregon's snowy Klamath Mountains two days after his wife and two daughters were rescued from their car, stuck on a remote road.
abcnews.go.com /US/wireStory?id=2702795   (465 words)

  
 Ore Mountains, Ertzgebirge - skiing in the Czech Republic, information on the Ore Mountains or Ertzgebirge, Bozi Dar, ...
Ore Mountains, Ertzgebirge - skiing in the Czech Republic, information on the Ore Mountains or Ertzgebirge, Bozi Dar, Klinovec, Jachymov, cross country skiing, skiing lessons, ski schools, resorts, resort, Czechia
The Ore Mountains are the longest range of mountains (130 km) and lies in the north-west of the Czech Republic.
The mountains also have good cross-country skiing opportunities thanks to plenty of marked runs.
www.tsjechoreizen.nl /prague/skiing/oremountains.htm   (279 words)

  
 slovakia map and information page
The country is two-thirds mountainous, and ski resorts in the Ore and Carpathian Mountains are growing in popularity.
Landforms The rugged Ore Mountains dominate the central region, while the Carpathian Mountains cover its northern borders with the Czech Republic and Poland.
The tallest peaks are in the Tatra Mountains.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/sk.htm   (368 words)

  
 Ore Mountains
The name of the mountain chains surrounding the Czech territory was originally the same, in the 9th century called Hircanus Saltus, from the 12th century Saltus Bohemicus, in German Böhmerwald – Bohemian Forest.
The Ore Mountains are also mentioned in 965 by the merchant Ibrahim Ibn Jakub in the report on his journey to Prague.
The Ústí nad Labem region is occupied by the eastern part of the Ore Mountains.
www.usti-nl.cz /showdoc.do?docid=4372   (236 words)

  
 Newsvine - Missing Man Found Dead in Ore. Mountains
MERLIN, ORE. — A San Francisco man was found dead in a mountain creek Wednesday, four days after he set out through the snowy wilderness to seek help for his wife and young daughters, stranded in a car.
A search helicopter spotted James Kim's body about a mile from where he set out in Oregon's snowy Klamath Mountains, two days after his wife and two daughters were rescued from the vehicle, stuck on a remote road.
Investigators believe he traveled about eight miles in total, and said there was no way he could have reached the car directly from where he was found.
www.newsvine.com /_news/2006/12/06/470649-search-continues-for-man-lost-in-oregon   (431 words)

  
 Ore Mountains definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
Ore Mountains definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
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Ore Moun·tains range of mountains along the Czech-German border.
encarta.msn.com /dictionary_1861684817/Ore_Mountains.html   (64 words)

  
 Missing man found dead in Ore. mountains - Boston.com
A San Francisco man who struck out alone to find help for his family after their car got stuck on a snowy, remote road was found dead Wednesday, bringing an end to what authorities called an extraordinary effort to stay alive.
The device used to retrieve James Kim's body is lowered from a helicopter into the site where he was found Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, in the mountains of southwestern Oregon.
MERLIN, Ore. --A San Francisco man who struck out alone to find help for his family after their car got stuck on a snowy, remote road was found dead Wednesday, bringing an end to what authorities called an extraordinary effort to stay alive.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2006/12/06/search_continues_for_man_missing_in_ore   (533 words)

  
 Ore Mountains — Infoplease.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Erzgebirge - Erzgebirge [Ger.,=ore mountains], Czech Krušné Hory, mountain range, along the...
Joachimsthal, town, NW Czech Republic, in Bohemia, in the Erzgebirge [ore...
Local hero: in Portland, Ore., chef Greg Higgins is leading the way in a movement to bring locally grown food to the table.(cook book)...
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0917044.html   (225 words)

  
 Las Vegas SUN: Missing Man Found Dead in Ore. Mountains
A San Francisco man was found dead in a mountain creek Wednesday, four days after he set out through the snowy wilderness to seek help for his wife and young daughters, stranded in a car.
A search helicopter spotted James Kim's body about seven miles from where he set out in Oregon's snowy Klamath Mountains, two days after his wife and two daughters were rescued from the vehicle, stuck on a remote road.
Kim's body was at the foot of the Big Windy Creek drainage, a half-mile from the Rogue River, where ground crews and helicopters had been searching for days.
www.lasvegassun.com /sunbin/stories/nat-gen/2006/dec/06/120602462.html   (386 words)

  
 Calif. Man Walked 16 Miles Before Dying, Calif. Man Stranded With Family in Ore. Mountains Walked 16 Miles Before Dying ...
Kim's wife, Kati, 30, and their two young daughters were rescued Monday, two days after he struck out on foot in search of help.
James Kim was found dead of exposure in a mountain creek Wednesday.
The owner of the lodge said he didn't recognize the area as being near his lodge and double-checked.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/12/10/ap/national/mainD8LTM3KO0.shtml   (422 words)

  
 MyUSTINET News: Missing Man Found Dead In Ore. Mountains
Kim, who got stranded in the snowy wilderness with his family nearly two weeks ago, was found dead Wednesday Dec. 6, 2006 in a mountain creek, authorities said.
Kim's body was discovered in Oregon's snowy Coast Range two days after his wife and two daughters were rescued from their car, stuck on a remote road.
MERLIN, Ore. - A San Francisco man was found dead in a mountain creek Wednesday, four days after he set out through the snowy wilderness to seek help for his wife and young daughters, stranded in a car.
news.usti.net /newsstory/living.top/1/wed/ai/Ayb101053677.RFst_GN6.html   (465 words)

  
 Ore Mountains: mining and cultural landscape - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Property names are listed in the language in which they have been submitted by the State Party.
For more than 800 years and still recognizable today in numerous technical monuments as well as in the physical landscape it has helped transform, mining has not only created a cultural landscape but also influenced the development of mining sciences (e.
The unity of mining and steel, art and culture and the science of mining - as well as their influence on other countries - marks the historical importance of the Ore Mountains.
whc.unesco.org /en/tentativelists/1363   (140 words)

  
 Ore Mountains - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Ore Mountains" at HighBeam.
Oakridge, Ore., Works to Promote Potential as Mountain-Biking Mecca.
A mountain of uranium ore tailings is seen on the banks of the Colorado River between two National Parks and the town of Moab, Utah, June 21, 2002.
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 Factmonster Search: ore
Information on Portland, Ore. — economy, government, culture, state map and flag, major cities, points of interest, famous residents, state motto, symbols, nicknames, and other trivia.
Concentration of the Ore When an ore has a low percentage of the desired metal, a method of...
Sources and Ores Small amounts of copper are found uncombined, particularly near Lake Superior in...
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 Amazon.com: The Ghost of the Ore Mountains: Books: Dr. R.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The "Ghost of the Ore Mountains," his second work of fiction, contains fourteen action-packed stories full of suspense and mystery that tell of an elusive ghost who used to haunt the lands and forests of Eastern Europe in times long past.
Loon Mountain Vacation Properties — Coldwell Banker LinWood Real Estate is your personal guide to real estate in the Loon Mountain region of NH.
Mountains Ringtone — Complimentary Mountains Real Music Ringtone.
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 Czech Mountains
Lusatian mountains, Czech Switzerland Jizera mountains, Ještěd ridge Eagle mountains, Region Broumov
Ore mountains Bohemian Paradise Slavkov Forest Palava hills, Moravian karst, Thayatal
Czech Middle Mountains, Ralsko Upland and Region of Kokorin
www.ceskehory.cz /default_gb.asp   (64 words)

  
 Skiing areas in the Czech Republic - skiing in the Giant Mountains, Ore Mountains, Sumava Mountains, Czechia, hotels, ...
First, there's the Giant Mountains in the North, with the highest mountain of Czechia, the Snezka (1602 m).
Second, the Ore Mountains in the West with its highest peak Klinovec (1244 m).
And last but not least, the Sumava Mountains in the South with its highest peak Plechy (1378 m).
www.tsjechoreizen.nl /prague/skiing/areas.htm   (112 words)

  
 Philadelphia Daily News | 12/07/2006 | Missing man found dead in Ore. mountains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
MERLIN, Ore. - A San Francisco man who got stranded in the snowy wilderness with his family nearly two weeks ago was found dead yesterday in a mountain creek, authorities said.
James Kim's body was discovered about seven miles from his car in Oregon's snowy Klamath Mountains, two days after his wife and two daughters were rescued from the vehicle, stuck on a remote road.
Roads in the area are often not plowed in the winter and can become impassable.
www.philly.com /mld/dailynews/news/nation/16182790.htm   (303 words)

  
 GUIDING IN SLOVAKIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Most of the country are mountains.Those mountains are part of the Carpathians system.
The Tatra mountains are the highest part of the Carpathians system and have typical alpine look.
For example : Ore Mountains : trekking in the neighbourhood of the summits Sivec, Kojsovka, Velky Vrch, lake Ruzin and many more.
zhehar.tripod.com /slovakia.html   (192 words)

  
 Banska Bystrica: SNP Square - Squares in Slovakia pictures on Worldisround
Low Tatras are the biggest (in area, not in height) mountains of Slovakia, and the Slovak Metallic Ore Mountains perhaps the wildest ones.
The town can be accessed by road, railroad (not very recommendable as it is necessary to change trains when you travel from abroad) and through its airport called Sliac (regular connection flights with Prague).
Banska Bystrica is one of the ancient mining towns in central Slovakia: the main mineral here was the copper ore. The town was established in 1255 and it boomed between 14th and 16th centuries.
www.worldisround.com /articles/31769/text.html   (534 words)

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