Osterbek is a river of Hamburg, Germany. The Osterbek has its source at Farmsen-Berne in the Hamburg borough of Wandsbek. After crossing into the borough of Hamburg-Nord, the Osterbek becomes navigable as Osterbekkanal. It joins the Alster at Außenalster, between the districts Winterhude and Uhlenhorst.

Osterbek
Osterbekkanal
Osterbekkanal 4.JPG
Osterbekkanal in Hamburg
Location
CountryGermany
StateHamburg
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationFarmsen-Berne, Hamburg
 • coordinates53°37′17″N 10°6′43″E / 53.62139°N 10.11194°E / 53.62139; 10.11194
 • elevation20 m (66 ft)
MouthAlster (Außenalster)
 • location
Winterhude, Hamburg
 • coordinates
53°34′35″N 10°0′21″E / 53.57639°N 10.00583°E / 53.57639; 10.00583Coordinates: 53°34′35″N 10°0′21″E / 53.57639°N 10.00583°E / 53.57639; 10.00583
 • elevation
6 m (20 ft)
Length8.5 km (5.3 mi)
Basin features
Tributaries 
 • leftHopfengraben
 • rightSeebek
ProgressionAlsterElbeNorth Sea

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Umsetzung der EG-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie (WRRL)". Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg (FHH). 20 September 2004. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  • Gesamtliste der Fließgewässer im Elbeeinzugsgebiet, Flussgebietsgemeinschaft Elbe (FGG), Magdeburg, 2010