10th International School and Symposium on Synchrotron Radiation in Natural Science

Szklarska Poręba, POLAND


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The meeting will be held in the comfortable hotel ?LAS? (www.hotel-las.pl) located in Szklarska Poreba (the town near Jelenia Gora, Lower Silesian Voivodeship). Szklarska Poręba is situated in the south-western part of Poland in Karkonosze and Izery mountain range, in the vicinity of large central European cities with international airports (Prague 139 km, Wrocław 140 km away, Dresden 180 km).

Szklarska Poręba region is place know of occurrence of precious ores. There have been classified over 50 minerals, which commonly occur in Karkonosze and Izery mountains. Many of them present properties of such gemstone as: amethyst, aventurine, topaz, olivine, tourmaline, aquamarine, hyacinth, beryl, moonstone, agate, mountain crystal and smoky quartz. Therefore this beautiful town is known as the Mineralogical Capital of Poland.

Szklarska Poreba is also an important regional and national centre for mountain hiking, cycling and skiing.

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