Langs de Swalm

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  • Ronald

    Schwalm is a small tributary of the Meuse. It rises south of Wegberg in the border with Germany and the Dutch Central Bank Limburg, then runs through the German city Schwalmtal and culminates in Swalmen (municipality Roermond) in the Meuse, more specifically between cycling and Rijkel on Thunder Mountain.

    The river has a length of 45 km, of which twelve are on Dutch territory. The catchment area measuring 277 square kilometers, of which 26 square kilometers in the Netherlands. The decay is 72 meters, including 12 in the Netherlands.

    The Dutch part, and part of the upper reaches of the Schwalm, maintain their natural, meandering course or be utilized. The valley is part of the nature park Maas-Schwalm-Nette.

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    • December 21, 2014

  • Ronald

    Swalm (German: Schwalm) is a small tributary of the Meuse. It rises south of Wegberg in the border of Germany and the Dutch Central Limburg, then runs through the German town of Schwalmtal and culminates in Swalmen (municipality Roermond) into the Maas, more precisely between cycling and Rijkel at Thunder Mountain.

    The river has a length of 45 kilometers, of which twelve on Dutch territory. The catchment area measuring 277 square kilometers, including 26 square kilometers in the Netherlands. The decay is 72 meters, including 12 in the Netherlands.

    The Dutch part, and part of the headwaters of the Swalm, have their natural, meandering course retained or recovered. The valley is part of the Nature Park Maas-Swalm-Nette.

    • December 21, 2014

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Location: Limburg, The Netherlands

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