Photographer's Note

Reigning over the entire valley Snì¾ník (1425 m) is the highest mountain Polish Sudetes east of the Giant Mountains. Sunrise viewed from the grassy dome is simply sensational.

With good visibility sight reaches Mountains, Beskydy Moravian or peak of Sleza, in clear nights you can see the light apparently Wroclaw and Prague.

Snow cover is maintained here by 243 days a year, hence the etymology of the name is obvious. The first precipitation occur as early as 18 August, and the last at the end of June. Herbaceous bulbous dome covers an area of reserve. 181 acres, protecting the boreal vegetation and stunted spruce trees. Meadow, the former serving as a pasture for Swiss cows, are covered not only poor alpine grassland, which is typical for polar grass tundra. In the northern part of the arrears in paying big mountain pine artificially introduced here in the nineteenth century, leaving from the top on the backs of goats graze.

This is a scan from a negative.

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