Krupá (Morava)

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Krupá
Graupa Bach
River
Rzeka Krupá, Stare Mesto.jpg
The Krupá in the town of Staré Město
Country Czech Republic
Regions Moravia, Olomoucký kraj
District Šumperk District
Tributaries
 - left Kunčický potok (stream), Telečský potok
 - right Štěpánovský potok, Chrastický potok
City Staré Město pod Sněžníkem
Source
 - location Śnieżnik Mountains
 - elevation 400 m (1,312 ft)
Mouth Morava River
 - location Hanušovice
Length 19.2 km (12 mi)

Krupá[1] (German: Graupa Bach) is a creek in Šumperk District, Moravia, left tributary of the Morava river. Its length is 19,2 km and its drainage basin covers 112.7 km2. The mean annual discharge at its mouth is 4.48 /s.

The Krupá originates in Czech part of the Śnieżnik Mountains, 400 meters above sea level.

The Krupá then goes south toward the town of Staré Město. It flows into the Morava river near Hanušovice town. River keeps its natural character with meanders and original riversides. A river bottom is covered by stones.

Small hydro power plant is situated on the creek. Amphibolite and gneiss quarry is in a neighborhood of the creek mouth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Štefáček, Stanislav (2008). Encyklopedie vodních toků Čech, Moravy a Slezska. Příbram: Baset. p. 256. ISBN 978-80-7340-105-4. 

Coordinates: 50°05′N 16°56′E / 50.083°N 16.933°E / 50.083; 16.933