Oct 30, 2015

Nördlingen, Germany



The town of Nordlingen in Bavaria, Germany, is unlike any other town on the whole planet. This pretty medieval town is located inside a massive meteorite crater 25 km across. This crater was formed some 14.5 million years ago when a meteor about a mile across slammed into Earth. 


Side Slope of the Crater


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    Nördlingen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Nördlingen is a town in the Donau-Ries district, in Bavaria, Germany, with a ... The Ries crater museum is located in the well-preserved medieval tanner's quarter ...

    Nördlinger Ries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    The word "Ries" is not a German word; it is believed that the term is derived from Raetia ... The depression is interpreted as a meteor impact crater formed about 14.3 ... in the locally derived suevite building stone of the Nördlingen town church.

    Nordlingen - The town inside a meteorite crater | Amusing ...

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    Aug 12, 2008 - The town of Nordlingen in the Donau-Ries district of Bavaria, Germany, is unlike any other town in the district. In fact, it's unlike any other town ...

    Nördlingen - Romantic Road Germany

    www.romanticroadgermany.com/nordlingen/

    Information about the history of Nördlingen from Romantic Road Germany. ... TheTown Museum is located to the north of the town near the Ries Crater Museum ...

    Germany Bavaria Cities Noerdlingen Romantic road

    www.bavaria.us/noerdlingen-romantic-road-bavaria

    The top of the "Daniel" is just perfect for enjoying panoramic views of the medievaltown and the Ries crater that was created some 15 million years ago by a ...


    Beautiful Bavarian Town of Nordlingen Built in a Meteorite ...

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    May 24, 2010 - Tags | bavarian, beautiful town, bizarre, bizarre places, germany, nordligen, ... I like much the idea about building the town in meteor crater, it is ...

    Meet Nördlingen, The Little Town In A Crater - Huffington Post

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    Nov 5, 2014 - Well this place is a hole bunch of fun. The town of Nördlingen -- a stop onGermany's Romantic Road -- sits entirely within a crater, made when ...

    Top Nördlingen, Germany Things to Do on VirtualTourist

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    The Town Hall is the oldest stone-built house in the town, dating back to the 13th ... It has visual display of the 15 mile circular crater that created the region ...

    Houses built from diamonds and impact breccia - Sandatlas

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    Nördlingen is a small town in Bavaria with a population of 19,000. ... impact structure in Southern Germany called the Nördlinger-Ries or just the Ries Crater.