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Hochwasser der Schlei 1872 - Arnis, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Astartus
N 54° 37.732 E 009° 55.819
32U E 560058 N 6053891
Quick Description: Eine Hochwassermaker in Deutschlands kleinster Stadt, Arnis // A highwater marker in germany's smallest city, Arnis
Location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Date Posted: 10/2/2011 11:51:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMCQD2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
Views: 16

Long Description:
[DE]Dieser Hochwassermarker zeigt den Höchststand des Schleihochwassers am 13. November 1872 an. Nach einem heftigen Sturm drückten Wassermassen aus der Ostsee in die Schlei und überfluteten alle Dörfer an den Ufern. Das Wasser erreichte einen maximalen Höchststand von ca. 3m über Normal-Null.


[EN]This wall-mounted plaque shows the height of the flood of 1872. After a strong storm, water was pushed into the river Schlei and flooded all villages along the coastlines. The water reached a maximum of approx. 3m above sea level which was enough to put all the streets under water.
Natural or man made event?: Natural

What type of marker?: wall plaque

When did this occur?: 13.11.1872

Website related to the event..: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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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