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  • Dietmar

    The Pleckenbrinksee is a mountain sinking water created in autumn 2007 in Dortmund-Wickede. The ground- and rainwater-fed lake temporarily covers an area of ​​more than 5.6 ha and is up to 1.5 m deep. It originated in a mining sink area created around 1930 on an agricultural area after defects at the drainage and / or pumping facility.
    The lake adjacent to the nature reserve Wickeder Ostholz was temporarily protected by the city of Dortmund. In 2011, it was temporarily drained, as under the waters of a natural gas pipeline of the natural gas transport company Open Grid Europe runs, and this had to be secured.
    Since 2011, the lake continues as a protected landscape component and is therefore also under nature conservation.

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    • June 7, 2016

  • Doris und der Marc

    Very nice round.

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    • February 13, 2018

  • Traveler

    Somewhat muddy shallow lake that formed by rain and goundwater in 2007 within an already environmentally protected zone, sinking since the 1930s due to underground mining collapses.

    • August 5, 2019

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Location: Ruhr Region, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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