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Elbe Sandstone Mountains (Czech Republic and Germany)


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  • Variants

    • Böhmische Schweiz (Czech Republic and Germany)
    • České Švýcarsko (Czech Republic and Germany)
    • Českosaské Švýcarsko (Czech Republic and Germany)
    • Děčínská Vrchovina (Czech Republic and Germany)
    • Děčínské Stěny (Czech Republic and Germany)
    • Elbe Sandstone Rocks (Czech Republic and Germany)
    • Elbe Sandstone Rocks (Czechoslovakia and Germany)
    • Elbsandsteingebirge (Czech Republic and Germany)
    • Labské pískovce (Czech Republic and Germany)
    • Sächsisch-Böhmische Schweiz (Czech Republic and Germany)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Elbe Sandstone Rocks (Czech Republic and Germany)
    • Elbe Sandstone Rocks (Czechoslovakia and Germany)
  • Sources

    • found: GEOnet Names Server, 25 February 2022(Děčínská Vrchovina (approved, Czechia), Elbsandstein Gebirge (approved, Germany); variants: Českosaské Švýcarsko, Děčínské Stěny, Labské Piskovcove Pohoří, Sächsisch-Böhmische Schweiz; feature designation: mountains)
    • found: Wikipedia, 25 February 2022(Elbe Sandstone Mountains, also called the Elbe Sandstone Highlands; mountain range on border between Saxony (Germany) and North Bohemian region of Czech Republic; three quarters of area on German side; Saxon Switzerland and Bohemian Switzerland national parks, known also as Saxon-Bohemian Switzerland, are located within the territory of Elbe Sandstone Mountains)
    • found: German Wikipedia, 25 February 2022(Elbsandsteingebirge; German part generally known as Sächsische Schweiz (Saxon Switzerland), Czech part as České Švýcarsko (Bohemian Switzerland); nowadays called more often "Sächsisch-Böhmische Schweiz" in derivation therefrom)
    • found: Columbia gaz. of the world, 1998(Elbe Sandstone Rocks; Czech: Labské piskovce; protected landscape region, Severocesy prov., N. Bohemia, Czech Republic; frequently called Bohemian Switzerland, Czech: České Švýcarsko; s.v. Saxonian Switzerland: Ger. Sächsische Schweiz, properly called Elbsandsteingebirge, E central Germany)
    • found: Merriam-Webster's geog. dict., 1997(Saxon Switzerland)
    • found: Britannica academic online, 28 February 2022(s.v. Elbe River: Elbe Sandstone Mountains)
  • History Notes

    • [Heading changed from Elbe Sandstone Rocks (Czech Republic and Germany) to Elbe Sandstone Mountains (Czech Republic and Germany) in May 2022.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2022-05-26: revised
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