Lieser (river)

The Lieser is a small river in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, a left tributary of the Moselle. It rises in the Eifel, near Boxberg, north of Daun. The Lieser flows south through Daun, Manderscheid and Wittlich. It flows into the Moselle west of the village of Lieser.

Lieser
Lieser Eifel Quelle 2007.jpg
The official source of the Lieser near Boxberg
Lieser.png
Course of the Lieser
Location
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictsVulkaneifel and Bernkastel-Wittlich
Reference no.DE: 2678
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationIn the High Eifel near Boxberg
 • coordinates50°16′19″N 6°51′23″E / 50.272000°N 6.856306°E / 50.272000; 6.856306Coordinates: 50°16′19″N 6°51′23″E / 50.272000°N 6.856306°E / 50.272000; 6.856306
 • elevationca. 560 m above sea level (NHN) [1]
Mouth 
 • location
Near Lieser into the Moselle
 • coordinates
49°54′56″N 7°00′32″E / 49.915611°N 7.00889°E / 49.915611; 7.00889
 • elevation
ca. 108 m above sea level (NHN) [1]
Length73.6 km [2]
Basin size402.4 km² [2]
Discharge 
 • locationat Plein gauge[3]
 • average3.49 m³/s
 • minimumRecord low: 18 l/s (in 19.08.1998)
Average low: 184 l/s
 • maximumAverage high: 64.2 m³/s
Record high: 124 m³/s (in 12.01.1993)
Basin features
ProgressionMoselleRhineNorth Sea
LandmarksSmall towns: Daun, Wittlich
Tributaries 
 • leftSterenbach
(this and other below)
 • rightKleine Kyll
(this and other below)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Official topographic map, 1:25,000 series.
  2. ^ a b Geoexplorer of the Rhineland-Palatinate Water Authority (Wasserwirtschaftsverwaltung Rheinland-Pfalz)
  3. ^ Pegel Plein, Data by the LfU Rhineland-Palatinate