Rhein Gegend

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The Rhine is the 1324 km long and is one of the busiest rivers in the world.
On average, 2,300,000 liters of water per second flowing from the Rhine into the North Sea.
The source of the Rhine is situated in the Alps. Thereafter, the Rhine flows through Lake Constance and then crosses over Germany and Holland.
Overall, the Rhine is divided into 8 sections: Alpenrhein Obersee, Seerhein, Upper Rhine, Upper Rhine, Middle Rhine, Lower Rhine, the Rhine-Meuse delta.
According to this 1324 km-long path of the Rhine flows into the North Sea. The appearance of the Rhine was run by the people of the 19th Century has changed significantly.



There are several sources of the Rhine. The two largest are the anterior and the posterior Rhine. These unite at Tamis then to the Rhine.
This first section of the Rhine is called the Alpine Rhine. The section extends over 100km. In this section the water about 205 meters down the hill and that from 599m to 396m.
After about 100 km of the Alpine Rhine flows into the lake. The delta at Lake Constance is a large nature reserve.



When Constance starts Seerhein. From here, the kilometers of the Rhine are counted and displayed at the shore with signs.
The shipyard, is still in Lake Constance. But even in the posterior part of Lake Constance, the Rhine water barely mixes with the water of Lake Constance.
The Rhine flows through Lake Constance, really long.



From Basel to Bingen (near Mainz) runs the Upper Rhine. It flows in this section through the Rhine Valley and the Rhine flows past the first cities.
Such as Basel, Karlsruhe and Mainz. The Rhine starts in Basel at the bend of the Rhine. He travels a vertical drop of 176 meters.
The height is in Bingen, only 76 meters above sea level. In Obberrhein flow 3 larger rivers.
In Strasbourg, the river Ill, in Mannheim, the Neckar and the Main and Mainz.



The Rhine from Bonn to say to the border with the Netherlands, the Lower Rhine.
Overall, the Lower travels 38 meters. On the border with the Netherlands, the level of the Rhine is still 12 meters.
The Rhine flows through heavily populated areas with much industry. Mainly through the Ruhr region.
But even through cities such as Cologne and Dusseldorf. In Duisburg is the largest inland port in Europe.


Rhine News

On this page you will find the current Rhine news. The Rhine current news is updated daily.
Sometimes the Rhine messages are also updated hourly. So if you want to keep up to date, then look you up and over on the side of the Rhine news.

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Obersee is the only part of the river which flows through Lake Constance. The cold water of the Rhine flows on the first at the surface of Lake Constance.
Because of cold water from the stream but then falls to the bottom of Lake Constance, and flows from there.
On the other side of the island Meinau the water of the Rhine reaches the surface again.
Impressive is that the water of the Rhine hardly mixed with the salt water of Lake Constance.
The flow of the Rhine is measurable through the whole of Lake Constance through and can thus be clearly understood.



The Rhine starts at Stein am Rhein. Here, the Rhine leaves the submarine, or Lake Constance.
The Rhine travels in this section, a gradient of 143 meters. One of the sights of the Rhine, the Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen.
On average, 373,000 gallons of water per second plunge down the Rhine Falls. After the water, this is the second largest waterfall in Europe.
The Rhine flows largely in an artificial river with many dams.



The Middle Rhine in Bingen begins and ends in Bonn. Along the way, the difference in height is 27 meters.
In Bonn, the height of the Middle Rhine is 50 meters above sea level. It flows through 4 mountains: Taunus, Westerwald, Hunsrück and Eifel.
In this section, the Rhine flows mainly through Rhineland-Palatinate. In Koblenz, the Mosel and Lahn rivers flow into the Rhine.
On the middle, there is rather little industry in the region, there are a lot of wine, moreover, the region thrives heavily on tourism.
The Lorelei rock flows around the Rhine near St. Goarshausen.


Rhine Delta

Already at the Dutch border begins the Rhine delta.
Actually it is the Rhine-Meuse delta, since the Meuse flows through the same delta in the North Sea.
The Rhine travels in the Netherlands only a gap of 12 meters.
The Rhine-Delta is of aerial photographs from an impressive spectacle.
It covers virtually the whole of Holland. The course of the Rhine-Meuse delta was the beginning of the 20th Last century.



thumb_cornelius_boersch In spring 2010 we the scientist and biologist by Conny led against the Alpine Rhine. There were many memorable days for the whole team. We had had wonderful weather and the sun from the spectacle a dream ware opera.