Blautopf - Blaubeuren, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 48° 24.970 E 009° 47.020
32U E 557986 N 5362853
Quick Description: Blautopf is the second most water-rich spring in Germany.
Location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Date Posted: 11/6/2014 12:20:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMMV33
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 9

Long Description:
"The Blautopf (German for Blue Pot; "blau" means blue, "topf" means pot) is a spring that serves as the source of the river Blau in the karst landscape on the Swabian Jura's southern edge, in Southern Germany. It is located in the city of Blaubeuren, approximately 16 km (9.9 mi) west of Ulm. It forms the drain for the Blau cave system and feeds the river Blau, which after 14.5 km (9.0 mi), flows into the river Danube in the city of Ulm. Because of its high water pressure, the spring has developed a funnel-like shape, which at its deepest point has a depth of 21 metres (69 ft). The water's blue color is the result of chemical properties of limestone densely distributed in the water."
Source: Wikipedia
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