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Siebengebirge

(zē`bəngəbĭr'gə) [Ger.,=seven mountains], small wooded range of the Rhenish Slate Mts., W Germany. Of volcanic origin, it extends for c.10 mi (16 km) S of Bonn along the Rhine River and rises to 1,509 ft (460 m) in the Grosser Ölberg. One of the most scenic spots of the Rhineland, the entire range is a national park and particularly famous for the DrachenfelsDrachenfels
[Ger.,=dragon's rock], mountain, 1,053 ft (321 m) high, in the Siebengebirge, W Germany, on the Rhine. It is of volcanic origin. In legend, it is the scene of Siegfried's triumph over the dragon.
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. It is a popular tourist region.
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Here we boarded the Dragon Rock Railway which took us up to the top of the Drachenfels, the most well-known of the Siebengebirge mountains.
She calmly asks them to mow a meadow in the Siebengebirge hill range, part of one of the oldest nature reserves in Germany.
Erste Ergangzungen und Berichtigungen zur flora der Blatterkohle und des Polierschiefers von Rott im Siebengebirge. Palaeontogr.
The Beautification Society for the Siebengebirge and the Eifel Association provide evidence to demonstrate that such preservationists were far removed from the assumptions about reactionary tendencies assigned by earlier historians.
Okologische Untersuchungen an einer Freilandpopulation von Nesticus cellulanus im Siebengebirge unter besonderer Beriicksichtigung der Kalteresistenz (Araneae, Nesticidae).
Reached by a rack railway, the castle is perched on a 321m mountain in the Siebengebirge mountain range.
Then it was on to Andernach where we moored for the evening and the next day, Koningswater, where we took a ride on Germany's oldest railway, which has wooden tracks, up the Drachenfels mountain, one of the Siebengebirge range of volcanic peaks, immortalised in Wagner's Ring saga.
As I write this, on a hilltop in Bad Godesberg, I can look out across the Rhine River to the Siebengebirge. In this part of the soggy Rhineland, when you cannot see those hills, that means it is raining; when you can see them, that means it is going to rain.
In the same appendix Kalbeck claimed to have found a copy of In stiller Nacht, with the title Todtenklage, in a manuscript in Brahms's library that bore the title Volkslieder aus dem Siebengebirge gesammelt von Prof.
Furthermore, the manuscript in Brahms's library containing In stiller Nacht and the Miserere mei Deus is not his collection of Volks-lieder aus dem Siebengebirge (preserved in Brahms's estate; Vienna, Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, A 129), as maintained by Kalbeck, but an entirely different manuscript - a pair of loose bifolia (double leaves) that are part of a large miscellany of folk-song manuscripts and contain twenty-eight songs that Brahms copied, as he labelled them, "Aus der Sammlung des Hrn.
The Drachenfels cliff is one of the most popular recreation spots in the "Siebengebirge" stretch on the Rhine.
Most of the book focuses on one geographical area, the mountainous Siebengebirge area along the Rhine River.