Triberg Waterfalls

The Triberg Waterfalls are waterfalls near Triberg in the Black Forest in Baden-Württemberg (Germany). With a descent of 163 m, it is one of the highest waterfalls in Germany and a landmark in the Black Forest region.[2][3]

Triberger Wasserfälle
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The Triberg Waterfall
Triberg Waterfalls is located in Germany
Triberg Waterfalls
LocationBlack Forest, Germany
Total height163 m
Number of drops7[1]
Lowest four steps of Triberg Falls in early spring

Above Triberg, in the midst of Black Forest, the Gutach river plunges over seven major steps from a gently undulated high plain into a rocky V-shaped valley.

In Triberg, at the bottom of the falls, the deep valley forms a basin just wide enough for a small town. The steep basin and the waterfalls were initially formed by two faults in the granite and then by glaciers during several glaciations of the Pleistocene.

Triberg with its waterfalls is a popular tourist spot, attracting a large number of both domestic and foreign tourists each year. The upper part of the falls is less spectacular. Here the water is used by a small and very old hydroelectric power plant.

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Coordinates: 48°07′34″N 8°13′39″E / 48.1261111111°N 8.2275°E / 48.1261111111; 8.2275Photo galleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Triberger Wasserfälle". Retrieved 5 August 2020.
  2. ^ "Triberger Wasserfälle". www.schwarzwald.com. Retrieved 2020-08-05.
  3. ^ "Triberger Wasserfälle: Preise, Anfahrt und Öffnungszeiten". Hochschwarzwald Tourismus GmbH (in German). Retrieved 2020-08-05.
  4. ^ "Germany". European waterfalls. Retrieved 2020-08-05.