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Snowy pond by Wanderlouve Snowy pond by Wanderlouve

Śnieżne Kotły (1,175 m (3,855 ft), literally Snowy Pits, Snowy Cirque are two glacial cirques in the western Krkonoše mountains (Giant Mountains), situated in the Karkonosze National Park on the Polish side of the border. They are a unique example of the alpine landscape in the area and have been a nature reserve since 1933.

The walls of both cirques are about 100 metres (330 ft) high and contain small tarn lakes. They were formed during the last phase of the glacial period and consist predominantly of granite. However, in two exposed places basalt was found (apparently of volcanic origin), which is quite rare in this part of Central Europe. Some rare species of arctic and alpine plants appear in the cold and dark parts of the cirques: Pulsatilla alpina, Gentiana asclepiadea, Aconitum napellus and the only place in Central Europe, where Micranthes nivalis appears. 

Well I was on a trip in Szklarska Poręba with friend of mine from Wednesday till today and we hike a lot. On the photo you can see piece of snowy pond and snowy pit. The trail to it was amazing, first through the wet meadow, than by rubble on the shore of the mountain and than through the half dead forest. Amazing hike. Very beautiful views!



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derbz Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
nicely framed shot, very tranquil.

The blue hues from the background hills creates a nice contrast to the bolder colours in the foreground. 
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for your opinion!
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AckermanLevi Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
Awesome
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank U
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chelsearabbers Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful scene!!! very picturesque!
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank You very much :)
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chelsearabbers Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome :)
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SomebodyOutHere Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist
Its so freaking beautiful! :la:
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
It is :)
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jeziorki Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Heart Heart Heart ..prześliczne...+fav jacy jesteśmy mali na tle Matki Ziemi..Heart +fav Heart 
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Przepiękne miejsce, marze zebysmy razem tam kiedys pojechali :) :heart:
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HydromelKing Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This place looks peaceful, I like very much the pretty colours of your picture ! :)
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank YoU! Glad to read that :)
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tastelikchickn Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful! i'd love to visit this place some day.
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Oooh if You will have a possibility some day - catch it, 'cause it's totally worth it to visit this place!
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tastelikchickn Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I don't know if it will ever happen, but it's on my list of places to visit. It looks so magical.
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wishes come true, and I wish You this from all my heart to visit every place from that list. ;)
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tastelikchickn Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
You are so kind! Thank you. 😊
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:hug:
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xmilek Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014
Excellent shot ... beautiful sky he reflected in the water :love:
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
The water was amazingly clear and ice-cold. :D Thank You my dear :hug:
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xmilek Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014
You're most welcome, my friend :heart:
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:hug:
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flamingodancer123 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014
Beautiful my friend!! You are quite the hiker!!!  and photographer, as always love your background history
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Wanderlouve Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh it was wonderful indeed, amazing view. Really worth to go there and see all this beauty. Thank You my sweet :hug:
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