Orlické hory
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Orlice
Anna valley in Potštejn
Winter below Zemská brána
Rash Eagle River by autumn

Anna valley in Potštejn

Winter below Zemská brána

Rash Eagle River by autumn

 

Orlice Divoká (Rash Eagle River) - mountain river springing in moorlands Topielisko and Czarne Bagno in Poland (formerly Lake Acres) south to polish spa Duszniki Zdrój, crossing the borderline near Trčkov and embodying Černý potok (Black Creek). For a 30 km up to Zemská brána (Land Gate) it shapes the country border and then under Klášterec n.Orlicí supplies the Pastviny dam, picking up Rokytenka, Zdobnice, Bahnice and Brodec brooks.
Struggling its way through Orlické foothills it creates romantic valleys, first a wild rocky between Land Gate and Pastviny, farther Líšnice and Litice strath. Total river length is 102 km .

 

 

Tichá Orlice (Silent Eagle River) rises in a fold of Jeřáb (Rowan) hang (1000m) near Králíky. Up to Mladkov it flows west, than turns south followed by a railway No.24 . From Letohrad through Ústí n.Orlicí and Choceň to the junction it shifts many times over, creating scenic valleys between Mladkov and Jablonné just as between Letohrad and Choceň. The river length is 107 km.

 


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