Mountain Biking Highlight
Center of the GDR
For the 12th episode of the TV series "outsider - leaders" was
the center of mass at the TU Dresden and from diploma
Geophysicist Viktor Heckeier explains:
"The territory of the GDR can - mathematically speaking - approximately
be regarded as any flat surface, so that one in the
Calculations assumed that you are below the center of mass. or the center of gravity is the point at whose support the surface is in indifferent equilibrium with gravity. ...
For geoscientific concerns this point is. without meaning. "In 976, the sign pointing to the center of the GDR was removed because the grounds belonged to the military training area. Förster Blötz took it off at the direction of the Council Chairman. Only the road between Weitzgrund and Lost Water was allowed to be used publicly.Klaus Nichelmann (chairman of the association Pro Belzig) brings again
Shield pointing to the midpoint.
TV presenter Hans-Joachim Wolfram shoots for the ORB "Stadtporträt"
at the center with Klaus Niehelmann (chairman of the association Pro
Belzig). MAZ (Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung) the next day: Also 5
Years after the reunification, nothing has changed here. A
12 ° 31, east longitude
52 ° 12, north latitude
October 27, 2016
It is hardly believed, but also the German Democratic Republic had its center .. It is located in the middle of a forest in Brandenburg south of the city of the same name Brandenburg an der Havel. It is also accessible by car, but more beautiful here is a hike through the forest, which is rewarded with a covered picnic area. At the same time you can sign up in a guestbook. A billboard explains that the center was solemnly announced in 1974 as part of a television program. But only three years later, the point was a bit offset, because the area was closed by a military training area. The appearance of today's idyllic place dates from the time after the reunification. The center was actually built in its present state, after the land no longer existed.
February 8, 2017
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