Kleiner Knollen

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Kleiner Knollen
Kleiner Knollen is located in Lower Saxony
Kleiner Knollen
Kleiner Knollen
Highest point
Elevation 631 m above sea level (NN) (2,070.2 ft)
Prominence 41 m → Großer Knollen
Isolation 0.8 km → Großer Knollen
Coordinates 51°39′42″N 10°25′12″E / 51.6617°N 10.4199°E / 51.6617; 10.4199Coordinates: 51°39′42″N 10°25′12″E / 51.6617°N 10.4199°E / 51.6617; 10.4199
Geography
Location Lower Saxony, Germany
Parent range Harz Mountains

The Kleiner Knollen is a 631 metre high mountain in the southwestern part of the Harz in the German state of Lower Saxony.

Geography[edit]

The Kleiner Knollen is located east of Herzberg am Harz, northeast of Scharzfeld, northwest of Bad Lauterberg im Harz and south of Sieber. It is dominated by the Großen Knollen (687 m), about 1 km to the northeast. The Kleiner Knollen is afforested by spruce.

Forest[edit]

Today the lower slopes of the Kleiner Knollen are predominantly covered by beech trees and its upper slopes by spruce. In 1596 it was entirely covered in beech trees, in 1630 also partly with sycamore.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Begemann, Ina (2003). Palynologische Untersuchungen zur Geschichte von Umwelt und Besiedlung im südwestlichen Harzvorland (unter Einbeziehung geochemischer Befunde), Dissertation zur Erlangung des Doktorgrades der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultäten der Georg-August-Universität zu Göttingen, Göttingen, p. 46, Weblink (pdf, 2890kB)

Sources[edit]

  • Topographische Karte 1:25000, No. 4328 Bad Lauterberg im Harz