Kościelec (High Tatras)

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Kościelec
Kościelce i Świnica.jpg
Highest point
Elevation2,155 m (7,070 ft) [1]
Coordinates49°13′31″N 20°00′52″E / 49.22528°N 20.01444°E / 49.22528; 20.01444Coordinates: 49°13′31″N 20°00′52″E / 49.22528°N 20.01444°E / 49.22528; 20.01444
Naming
English translationresembling a church
Language of namePolish
Geography
Kościelec is located in Poland
Kościelec
Kościelec
Poland
LocationLesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Parent rangeHigh Tatras
Geology
Mountain typeGranite
Climbing
Easiest routeHiking

Kościelec (2,155 m above sea level) is a mountain in the High Tatras in the Valley Gąsienicowa of Poland.

In popular culture[edit]

On February 8, 1909, the composer Mieczysław Karłowicz was killed at the age of 32 by an avalanche while skiing in the Kościelec mountain. This incident was commemorated by Wojciech Kilar in his tone poem Kościelec 1909, composed in 1976.

Kościelec

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kościelec, Poland". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-05-02.