Monuments in Kielce: Swietokrzyskie Mountains

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Monuments in Kielce: Swietokrzyskie Mountains

  1. 1. Daniel Camacho Natalie López Monuments in Kielce
  2. 2. <ul><li>Poland’s oldest geological formation with the unusual goloborza: heaps of broken quartzite rock on the northern slopes below Mount Lysica (612m) and Mount Lysa Gora (595m). </li></ul>Swietokrzyskie Mountains
  3. 3. Information <ul><li>The Świętokrzyskie Mountains are one of the oldest mountain ranges in Europe . They were formed during the Caledonian orogeny of the Silurian . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Swietokrzyskie means “Holy Cross” and the use of this name derives from that of an old Benedictine abbey located on Lysa Mountain. In earlier times, the higher summits of Swietokrzyskie Mountains were places of pagan worship
  5. 5. The name, Holy Cross Mountains, refers to a Christian relic from a nearby Benedictine monastery on Łysa Góra, said to be a small piece of wood from the Cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified.

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