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Hungerbrunnental

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  • Sebastian Kowalke

    The Hungerbrunnen is a karst spring, which flows only irregularly due to the porous stony ground and mostly seeps directly underground. In the Middle Ages, flowing and seeping were considered a bad omen and it was believed that they could predict failures, diseases or famines. Even if the water flows, it will seep away after at least two kilometers. Nevertheless, the long-drawn dry valley is very fertile and it offers a unique natural landscape. This is also where the Albschäfer with their flocks regularly go.

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    • February 12, 2018

  • Walkleader 🌻

    Heldenfinger tells the story of a molten sea surge rock 20 million years ago, the phenomenon of a dry valley is explained in the Hungerbrunnental due to the karstification, and finally the Eglenseen. two hulls.

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    • January 18, 2018

  • Walkleader 🌻

    Florist and faunistic a highligth

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    • March 25, 2018

  • Jürgen Hild

    Only after heavy rains occurs here water. Mostly it flows in the underground.

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    • March 25, 2019

  • Walkleader 🌻

    Here the traditional Brezgenmarkt takes place

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    • April 14, 2019

  • Jo_shi

    A beautiful landscape

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    • December 30, 2019

  • Rika123

    The valley and its namesake, the "Hungerbrunnen" lie on the border between the district of Heidenheim and the Alb-Danube district or between Heldenfingen (district of Gerstetten) and Altheim (Alb), Baden-Württemberg- a periodic karst spring
    - irregular pouring (= amount of water in volume per time)
    - It only carries water in particularly humid years
    - popular belief says: "If the spring gushes, this is a bad omen and means crop failure, famine or danger of war"
    - protected natural monument
    - the surrounding area is a protected landscape area
    - further information under:
    altheim-alb.de/freizeit/altheimer-wandertouren
    - altheim-alb.de/fileadmin/user_upload/Downloads/Altheim_Hauptinfotafel_Komplett.pdf
    - altheim-alb.de/fileadmin/user_upload/Downloads/Wandertouren-Flyer.pdf

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    • October 2, 2020

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  • Difficult
    05:43
    13.5 mi
    2.4 mph
    625 ft
    625 ft
Location: Altheim (Alb), Alb-Donau-Kreis, Tübingen District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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  • Distance6.54 mi
  • Uphill575 ft
  • Downhill500 ft

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