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Teufelsmauer (Harz)

Teufelsmauer (Harz)
Teufelsmauer (Harz)

The Teufelsmauer (Devil's Wall) is a rock formation made of hard sandstones of the Upper Cretaceous in the northern part of the Harz Foreland in central Germany. This wall of rock runs from Blankenburg (Harz) via Weddersleben and Rieder to Ballenstedt. The most prominent individual rocks of the Teufelsmauer have their own names. The Teufelsmauer near Weddersleben is also called the Adlersklippen ("Eagle Crags").

Many legends and myths have been woven in order to try to explain the unusual rock formation. It was placed under protection as early as 1833 and, in 1852, by the head of the district authority in order to prevent the much sought-after sandstone being carted away for the construction industry. The Teufelsmauer near Weddersleben has been protected sine 1935 as a nature reserve and is thus one of the oldest nature reserves in Germany.

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teufelsmauer_(Harz) ]

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