Digital Geology

Deutschlands schönste Geotope

The Piesberg

TL; DR (too long; didn‘t read) As a result of intensive mining since the Middle Ages, the Piesberg in the …
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The Ofenkaulen

TL; DR (too long; didn‘t read) The mountain Ofenkaulberg in North Rhine-Westphalia is made up of trachyte tuff. The rock …
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The Externsteine

TL; DR (too long; didn‘t read) The Externsteine are a group of spectacular sandstone rocks located within the Teutoburg Forest …
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The Lieth open pit

TL; DR (too long; didn´t read) The Lieth open pit in Schleswig-Holstein offers the opportunity to examine the interior of …
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The Saarschleife near Mettlach (Saarland)

TL; DR (too long; didn´t read) The Saarschleife near Mettlach represents a large river bend. The beautiful landscape can be …
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Rügen Island, chalk coast (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)

The Rügen chalk coast is located in the smallest national park of Germany known as the Jasmund National Park. It …
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The Dohlenstein

If one follows the picturesque Saale valley between Rudolstadt and Jena, it is impossible to miss the Dohlenstein (Dohle = …
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Devil’s Table (Rhineland-Palatinate)

Unususal geologic formations have fascinated humans since prehistoric times. Especially in their most bizarre forms where such landforms are considered …
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