Dubrower Berge

The Dubrower Berge are an ice age range of hills (end moraines) in the German state of Brandenburg. They lie about six kilometres southeast of Fürstenwalde/Spree in the county of Oder-Spree in the triangle between the villages of Langewahl, Alt Golm in the municipality of Rietz-Neuendorf and Neu Golm in the municipality of Bad Saarow.

Dubrower Berge
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The Dubrower Berge from the southwest
Highest point
Peakunnamed summit
Elevation150 m above NHN
Geography
Dubrower Berge is located in Brandenburg
Dubrower Berge
StateLangewahl Brandenburg,  Germany
Range coordinates52°18′48″N 14°06′38″E / 52.31333°N 14.11056°E / 52.31333; 14.11056Coordinates: 52°18′48″N 14°06′38″E / 52.31333°N 14.11056°E / 52.31333; 14.11056
Geology
Orogenyterminal moraines
Age of rockSaale glaciation (ca. 140,000 years ago), reshaped during the Weichselian glaciation (ca. 20.000 Jahre), Tertiary rocks older than 5 MYA
Type of rockpredominantly glacial material (sand, gravel, drifts and erratics, till), interspersed with late Tertiary blocks, and periglacial deposits

The name is derived from the Slavic dub which means oak.

The Dubrower Berge are easy to reach from Berlin or Frankfurt/Oder on the A12 autobahn, just 2 kilometres to the north.

Osterquelle

A transmission tower has been erected at their highest point, 150 metres above sea level (NN).[1]

The extensive stands of woods and variety of landscapes in the Dubrower Berge and surrounding area are used by hikers and cyclists. Near the village of Langewahl in the Dubrower Berge is the Osterquelle spring.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SOTA Reference list: summit board". Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved 2015-02-03.