Möhne

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Möhne
Möhnequelle01.jpg
The source of the Möhne
Location
CountryGermany
StatesNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationSauerland
 ⁃ elevation550 m (1,800 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Ruhr
 ⁃ coordinates
51°27′25″N 7°57′17″E / 51.45694°N 7.95472°E / 51.45694; 7.95472Coordinates: 51°27′25″N 7°57′17″E / 51.45694°N 7.95472°E / 51.45694; 7.95472
Length65.1 km (40.5 mi) [1]
Basin size469 km2 (181 sq mi) [1]
Basin features
ProgressionRuhrRhineNorth Sea

The Möhne is a river in western Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia), right tributary of the Ruhr. The Möhne passes the towns of Brilon, Rüthen, Warstein. There is large artificial lake near the mouth of the river, the Möhne Reservoir, used for hydro power generation and leisure activities.

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  • Media related to Möhne at Wikimedia Commons