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Hunsrück

 

a mountain region in the western part of the Federal Republic of Germany, part of the Rhenish Slate Mountains. The Hunsrück is situated between the valleys of the Rhine, Moselle, and Nahe rivers. It is approximately 100 km long and rises to 816 m at Mount Erbeskopf. The mountain region is composed primarily of schists and quartzites. The Hunsrück has beech and spruce forests, peat bogs, and meadows.

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"Bands of Life in Hunsruck" the name of the new nature conservation project is program.
A colonia de Santa Isabel, primeira colonia imperial no Espirito Santo, foi fundada em 1847, proximo ao Rio Jucu, com 38 familias originarias de Hesse e Hunsruck, respectivamente, da parte central e sudoeste da Alemanha atual.
Urai, "The interaction of migrating grain boundaries and fluid inclusions in naturally deformed quartz: A case study of a folded and partly recrystallized quartz vein from the Hunsruck Slate, Germany," Journal of Structural Geology, vol.
Set between the Eifel and Hunsruck mountain ranges, Cochem has a charming little Christmas market worth exploring, with the half-timbered houses and narrow winding alleyways in the Old Town.
I was sad to leave it behind to make my way steep upwards out of the Rhine valley to the Hunsruck heights.
(14) Las variantes dialectales del Hunsruckisch son caracteristicas de los inmigrantes procedentes de la region de Hunsruck, en el sudoeste de Alemania.
Palaeoscorpius devonicus Lehmann, 1944 from the Lower Devonian Hunsruck Slate Lagerstatte in Germany has also been re-investigated (Kuhl et al.
And, in response to demand for train-inspired breaks, trips on the Glacier Express and the Hunsruck Mountain Railway are up for grabs.
The provincial focus--the rural Hunsruck region in Reitz's work--allows for a disconnect between the local past ("the fringes") and the larger historical context.
The main protagonist, Hermann, who hails from a small rural town in the Hunsruck region of the Rhineland, attempts to sound more sophisticated in Munich and attends German elocution classes to lose his accent.
A new sea spider (Pycnogonida) with a flagelliform telson from the Lower Devonian Hunsruck Slate, Germany.