Hochwassermarken am Sebastianuskreuz - Königswinter, NRW, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972
N 50° 40.425 E 007° 11.610
32U E 372355 N 5615102
Quick Description: High-level marks on the back of a historical roadside cross in Königswinter.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 9/13/2017 1:59:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMWJNK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
Views: 8

Long Description:
At the back of the historical cross in Königswinter two historical high water states of the Rhine are chiseled.

The marks show the state of the high water of the Rhine on the 3/30/1845 with 10. 16 m at the level recorder to Bonn and from the high water in the 2/5/1850 with 9. 89 m at the level recorder Bonn.
Natural or man made event?: Natural

What type of marker?: chiselled marks

When did this occur?: 3/30/1845 and 2/5/1850

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

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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