Grundlose Kuhle

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  • Sebastian Kowalke

    The inconspicuous Grundlose Kuhle is a circular hole with a small pond in its center. In contrast to the surrounding heathland, the Kuhle is not a glacial geological formation. Rather, various sediments were washed out by acid precipitation. Interestingly, the pond maintains its water level, although it has neither inflows nor outflows. In fact, the Kuhle is not groundless, but at least five meters deep.

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    • January 9, 2018

  • Petfed

    About 1100 meters southeast of Ahlften is the so-called Grundlose Kuhle. A circular funnel about 40 m in diameter, with a nearly circular small pond of about 5 m depth and 20 m in diameter. The water level is 1 ½ m above the nearby Böhme. Although he has no inflow or outflow, he hardly changes. The sinkhole was created by saline leaching in the soil and represents a geological karst form of nationwide importance dar. [5] There are many myths about the Grundlose Kuhle. One says that at this point in ancient times a castle stood.de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahlften

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    • April 26, 2018

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Location: Soltau, Heidekreis, Lüneburg Heath, Lower Saxony, Germany

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