D WernigerodeMarktstrasse
Share
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Panoramic photo by Frank Ellmerich EXPERT Taken 07:32, 09/06/2013 - Views loading...

Advertisement

D WernigerodeMarktstrasse

The World > Europe > Germany

  • Like / unlike
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

The town lies at about 250 metres above sea level (NN) on the northeastern flank of the Harz Mountains in central Germany, at the foot of their highest peak, the Brocken, on the B 6 and B 244 federal highways and on the railway line from Halberstadt to Vienenburg that links the cities of Halle (Saale) and Hanover.

The River Holtemme flows through the town and, not far from its western gate, it is joined by the Zillierbach stream, which is also known as the Flutrenne near its mouth. North of the town the Barrenbach flows through several ponds and empties into the Holtemme in the village of Minsleben. The historic town centre consists of an old town and a new town (Altstadt and Neustadt). The town's borough includes Hasserode, Nöschenrode, the residential estates of Stadtfeld, Burgbreite and Harzblick as well as the villages of Benzingerode, Minsleben, Silstedt, Schierke and Reddeber.

The borough measures 9.5 km from west to east and 6 km from north to south. Its highest point is the Brocken, at 1,141 metres above NN, and its lowest is at 215 metres.

The town lies on the German-Dutch holiday road known as the Orange Route.

The Northern Harz Boundary Fault crosses the borough along which the watershed between the Weser and Elbe runs. To the north precipitation flows into the Weser, to the southeast, later northeast, waters flow into the Elbe. This fault line runs through the quarter of Hasserode. It can be made out in the east of the town at the Schloßberg.

The North Harz Fault cuts through the borough along which the watershed between Weser and Elbe rivers runs. To the north of the fault line, the precipitation flows into the Weser; to the southeast, later northeast, waters flow into the Elbe. This fault runs through the suburb of Hasserode. To the east it is manifested in the town's castle hill.

comments powered by Disqus

Nearby images in Germany

map

A: D Wernigerodemarktmarktstrasse

by Frank Ellmerich, less than 10 meters away

D Wernigerodemarktmarktstrasse

B: Wernigerode 07

by Igor Marx, 220 meters away

Wernigerode 07

C: Wernigerode 08

by Igor Marx, 230 meters away

Sylvestrikirche Wernigerode

Wernigerode 08

D: Wernigerode 04

by Igor Marx, 240 meters away

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wernigerode  

Wernigerode 04

E: Wernigerode 05

by Igor Marx, 250 meters away

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wernigerode  

Wernigerode 05

F: Wernigerode 06

by Igor Marx, 260 meters away

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wernigerode  

Wernigerode 06

G: Marktplatz Wernigerode

by Sorry, 280 meters away

Marktplatz Wernigerode

H: market day in Wernigerode

by Dirk Wandel, 280 meters away

market day in Wernigerode

I: Wernigerode, Marketplace

by Frank Ellmerich, 290 meters away

Wernigerode, Marketplace

J: Wernigerode 02

by Igor Marx, 290 meters away

Wernigerode 02

This panorama was taken in Germany

This is an overview of Germany

Germany? Before the beginning there was Ginnungagap, an empty space of nothingness, filled with pure creative power. (Sort of like the inside of my head.)

And it ends with Ragnarok, the twilight of the Gods. In between is much fighting, betrayal and romance. Just as a good Godly story should be.

Heroes have their own graveyard called Valhalla. Unfortunately we cannot show you a panorama of it at this time, nor of the lovely Valkyries who are its escort service.

Hail Odin, wandering God wielding wisdom and wand! Hail Freya, hail Tyr, hail Thor!

Odin made the many lakes and the fish in them. In his traverses across the lands he caused there to be the Mulheim Bridge in Cologne, as did he make the Mercury fountain, Mercury being of his nature.

But it is to the mighty Thor that the Hammering Man gives service.

Between the time of the Nordic old ones and that of modern Frankfort there may have been a T.Rex or two on the scene. At least some mastodons for sure came through for lunch, then fell into tar pits to become fossils for us to find.

And there we must leave you, O my most pure and holy children.

Text by Steve Smith.

Share this panorama