The volcanic vent of the Tertiary consists of basalt rock with a sheath of tuff. It is located near the Rauhen Kulm and the Kühhübel, which are also of volcanic origin. Its natural form is no longer preserved, since the basalt was mostly mined as a building material, there is only the tuff coat. The age of the Small Kulms is about 22 million years, the height 563 m above sea level. NHN. In the Middle Ages, there were castles on both mountains: the Rauhenkulm stable on the Rauhen Kulm and the Schlechtenkulm castle on the Kleine Kulm. When Neustadt was set on fire in 1462 during the Prince's War, its citizens fled to the castle on the Kleine Kulm, which remained intact. Today, the place is very popular because of its Almabtrieb, in which the goats are driven down and through the village
May 23, 2019
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