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The Haard is about 55 km² and up to 156.9 m above sea level. NHN  high hill landscape made of sandstone in the Hohe Mark Nature Park (North Rhine-Westphalia) in the north of the Recklinghausen district.
The Haard is a sub-unit of the natural spatial main unit Westmünsterland of the main unit group Westphalian Bight. It is combined with the units Hohe Mark (with Rekener Kuppen) (northwest beyond the Lippe) and Borkenberge (northeast beyond Lippe and Stever) also under the name Halterner Berge.The Haard, which has a circumference of about 30 km and is almost undeveloped, extends on the northern edge of the Ruhr area in the Recklinghausen district, about 9 km north-northeast of the district town (each from center to center) between Haltern am See in the north, Datteln in the east, Oer-Erkenschwick in the south and Marl in the west. It is located south-east of the Hohe Mark forest area, south-south-west of the Borkenberge and east of the A 43.Source: Wikipedia
September 11, 2021
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