Erftmühlengraben seen from Wierstraetweg
Lower Rhine lowlands
|Drain over||Rhine → North Sea|
|Branch||from Obererft to the left at the Stadthalle Neuss
|muzzle||underground in basin I of Neusser Hafen
|Height difference||6.8 m|
|Bottom slope||approx. 3.8 ‰|
|length||approx. 1.8 km|
It branches off from the Obererft in the eastern part of the New City Garden between the City Hall and the Rosengarten to the left and northwest. It runs along the Wierstraetweg with the Alte Post and the Hamtorwall. The open run ends at the place at the Niedertor.
According to a historical city map from 1920, it then turns underground to the right and flows between Hafenstrasse and what was then Rheinwallstrasse to Basin I of the Neusser Hafen . Overall, it has a length of around 1.8 km and an absolute gradient of less than 7 meters in altitude, i.e. less than 4 ‰ mean bed gradient .
Official online map with a suitable excerpt: Open Erftmühlengrabenlauf in Neuss
General introduction without presettings: Topographical Information Management, Cologne District Government, Department GEObasis NRW ( information )
- Source height according to the contour line image with higher magnification.
- Muzzle height after the height marking for the harbor basin I.
- Length measured from branch to harbor basin I with the underground route according to the historical map from 1920.
- Underground underflow and estuary according to an easted city map of Neuss from 1920.
- "An informative ditch" , www.rp-online.de of January 29, 2008.
- Karlheinz Paffen, Adolf Schüttler, Heinrich Müller-Miny: Geographical land survey: The natural space units on sheet 108/109 Düsseldorf / Erkelenz. Federal Institute for Regional Studies, Bad Godesberg 1963. → Online map (PDF; 7.1 MB)