Dove Elbe

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Dove Elbe
Dove Elbe Panorama.jpg
Country Germany
Location Hamburg
Basin features
River mouth Norderelbe
River system Elbe
Physical characteristics
Length 18 km (11 mi)

The Dove Elbe is a closed anabranch of the Unterelbe, the lower part of the river Elbe (near Hamburg, Germany).

The inflow is blocked by a dike since 1438. The lower end was shortened by a redirection of the Norderelbe in 1579.

Its Low German name translates to "deaf Elbe"; it is etymologically unrelated to the bird.

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Coordinates: 53°30′N 10°03′E / 53.500°N 10.050°E / 53.500; 10.050