Hochwasser - Deutschordenskommende - Koblenz, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dreamhummie
N 50° 21.791 E 007° 36.305
32U E 400787 N 5579942
Quick Description: Flood markers on the historic outer wall surrounding the Deutschordenskommende in Koblenz, Germany.
Location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Date Posted: 12/28/2021 5:17:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM15FJ1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
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Long Description:
Various flood markers on the historic exterior wall surrounding the Deutschordenskommende.
The oldest marker dates back to 1882 when the Rhine and Moselle flowed out of its banks.
The highest marker is from December 23, 1993 when the water was 9.49 meters above normal.
Natural or man made event?: Man Made

What type of marker?: Markers with text and some bolts.

When did this occur?: Through rain and snow what was drained through the mountains into the Rhine and Moselle River.

Website related to the event..: [Web Link]

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A picture showing the level along with any markers telling of what had occurred can be used. Better yet would be a picture of you or someone standing next to the high level mark, that would show if you would have been just wading or completely submersed.
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