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The Reiherstieg (About this soundGerman pronunciation ) is an anabranch of the river Elbe in the Port of Hamburg, Germany.

Reiherstieg
Reiherstieg mit rethehubbrücke.JPG
Location
CountryGermany
StatesHamburg
Basin features
River systemElbe

It connects the Süderelbe and the Norderelbe. To avoid tideflow, its natural mouths are closed by locks, although the middle access through the Rethe basin isn't locked.

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Coordinates: 53°28′N 9°59′E / 53.467°N 9.983°E / 53.467; 9.983