Mount Brocken - Brockenherberge 1
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Johny Cache
N 51° 47.999 E 010° 36.941
32U E 611407 N 5740026
Quick Description: Penny smasher on top of Mount Brocken in the Harz Mountains in Northern Germany.
Location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Date Posted: 9/8/2010 7:26:29 AM
Waymark Code: WM9NAN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member skree
Views: 35

Long Description:
1-die machine on top of the 1142 meter high Mount Brocken in the Harz Mountains in Northern Germany.
The machine takes a 5 eurocent coin to be smashed, and a 1 euro coin in order to let the machine work. There is one design available, showing the broadcast tower on top of Mt. Brocken with the text "BROCKEN 1142m HARZ". The design is almost similar to the one of my "Mount Brocken - Zum Brockenwirt" (WM9HB1) waymark, except for "HARZ" and "1142m" having changed places.
The machine is located inside the "Brockenherberge" building close to the souvenir shop "Urians Andenkenladen". The posted coordinates mark the entrance of the Brockenherberge. I have no information as to the opening hours of the building.
Mount Brocken is the highest mountain in Northern Germany. The climate is harsh, and on average the mountain is covered in mist about 300 days of the year. Steam trains of the train company "Harzer Schmalspurbahnen" take you to the top of the mountain both summer and winter over the so called "Brockenbahn" railway. Close to the border of Western Germany, during the cold war the Soviet Army and East German Intelligence were stationed on Mt. Brocken.
Denomination: Other

Number of Designs: One

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