Sauerland


Also found in: Wikipedia.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sauerland

 

the northern part of the Rhenish Shale Mountains in West Germany between the Sieg River in the south and the Ruhr in the north, rising to 843 m in height. The Sauerland is formed of shales with overlying massifs of lime-stones and quartzites and is divided into separate ridges by deep river valleys. Mixed forests cover the slopes, and meadows predominate on the summits. There is iron mining and stone quarrying.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Kalle Sauerland, a promoter, has led tributes to Santillan, acknowledging a tragic week for boxing.
The pilot apparently lost control of the balloon when it was coming in to land near the town of Marsberg in Sauerland region.
At shooting practice in Germany's south-eastern Sauerland region, they stand side by side with 15-year-old Paul, firing their shotguns at a bunny target 30 metres away.
And WBSS promoter Nisse Sauerland said: "Josh is already the best boxer in Britain but this tournament is about creating superstars.
Dubai: Kalle Sauerland, promoter of the World Boxing Super Series, has vowed to keep coming back to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, after the success of its super-middleweight final between George Groves and Callum Smith on Friday.
That's because the Durham boxer has signed a deal with the influential Sauerland Promotions - who have played a big part in the hugely popular World Boxing Super Series.
LONDON: Boxing promoter Kalle Sauerland believes the World Boxing Super Series Final in Jeddah will "open the door" to more boxing events in the region, comparing it to the fabled "Thrilla in Manila" and "Rumble in the Jungle" fights of the 1970s.
And although Groves issued a positive injury update last month, insisting that he would be fit to fight in July, it is understood that World Boxing Super Series officials, namely Comosa AG chief boxing officer Kalle Sauerland, are considering alternatives.
Groves's promoter and tournament chief Kalle Sauerland claims they can't delay the Final by more than a couple of weeks because the next tournament will be launched in June.
The station in Hemer, a town in the rural Sauerland region, was cleared late Friday due to the mysterious letter, police said.
Promoter Eddie Hearn already had Takam, ranked No.3 by the IBF, on standby and rang the 36-year-old Frenchman's camp after he was contacted by Pulev's promoter Kalle Sauerland.
Competition organisers Sauerland are exploring Stamford Bridge, Craven Cottage, the Emirates Stadium, the Amex Stadium, London's 02 Arena and the Manchester Arena.