Weißer Stein

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Weißer Stein
Weisser Stein Aussichtsturm.jpg
Lookout tower on Weißer Stein
Highest point
Elevation 548 m (1,798 ft)
Prominence 130 metres (430 ft)
Coordinates 49°27′13″N 8°43′24″E / 49.45361°N 8.72333°E / 49.45361; 8.72333Coordinates: 49°27′13″N 8°43′24″E / 49.45361°N 8.72333°E / 49.45361; 8.72333
Naming
Translation White stone (German)
Pronunciation German: [ˈvaɪsɐ ˈʃtaɪn]
Geography
Weißer Stein is located in Baden-Württemberg
Weißer Stein
Weißer Stein
The location within Baden-Württemberg
Location Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Parent range Odenwald

Weißer Stein is the name of a 548-metre (1,798 ft) high hill in the Odenwald, north of Heidelberg and east of Dossenheim.

On Weißer Stein is a 20 m tall lookout tower. It was built in 1906 by the members of the Odenwald club. In good weather other high mountains of the Odenwald can be seen, such as Melibokus, Katzenbuckel, Tromm and Neunkircher Höhe. Near the tower is the Höhengaststätte Weißer Stein tavern with a beer garden.

Nearby is the 108 m (354 ft) tall broadcast tower of the Deutsche Telekom AG (German telephone company) and an additional antenna mast. The broadcast tower is a Type 11.

Coordinates:

  • Lookout tower: 8°43'23" East, 49°27'11" North
  • Broadcast tower: 8°43'26" East, 49°27'15" North
  • Antenna mast: 8°43'17" East, 49°27'10" North

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