Rhenish Slate Mountains

Rhenish Slate Mountains,

Ger. Rheinisches Schiefergebirge, extensive mountainous plateau, W Germany, lying between W Hesse state and the borders of Belgium and Luxembourg. It comprises the Eifel, Hunsrück, Taunus, and Westerwald mts., which flank both sides of the Mosel and Lahn rivers. The plateau is dissected by the Rhine River and its tributaries.
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In contrast, in the Emsian at Willwerath, also in the Rhenish Slate Mountains of Germany, Parahughmilleria lived in a shallow, brackish or freshwater terrestrial setting in a deltaic transitional facies, possibly a floodplain lake or interdistributary lagoon (Poschmann and Tetlie 2006).