Hatzenbeck (Wupper)

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Water code DE : 273651512
location Wuppertal , North Rhine-Westphalia , Germany
River system Rhine
Drain over Wupper  → Rhine  → North Sea
source In the village of Wolfshahn in Wuppertal
51 ° 14 '0 "  N , 7 ° 8' 47"  E
Source height 285  m above sea level NN
muzzle In Wuppertal- Elberfeld in the Wupper coordinates: 51 ° 15 '11 "  N , 7 ° 8' 13"  E 51 ° 15 '11 "  N , 7 ° 8' 13"  E
Mouth height 142  m above sea level NN
Height difference 143 m
Bottom slope 59 ‰
length 2.4 km
Catchment area 2.32 km²
Big cities Wuppertal

The Hatzenbeck is a left tributary of the Wupper in the Elberfeld-West district of the North Rhine-Westphalian city ​​of Wuppertal .

Location and topography

The Hatzenbeck rises at 305 meters above sea level. NN in the village of Wolfshahn in the residential area of Grifflenberg . It flows north-west to Ravensberger Straße and follows it downhill past the Bergische Universität in a north-east direction. After the tributary of the Edelweißbach, the Hatzenbeck flows verdolt below the Cronenberger Straße (Landesstraße 427), the Straße Steinbeck and the Südstraße through the Wuppertal Südstadt . It crosses under the Steinbeck train station and flows below Alsenstrasse to the Wupper , where after approx. 2.4 kilometers at 141 meters above sea level. NN. flows out.

Older names

The lower course was called Steinbach or Steinbeck in earlier times. The three courtyards Obere, Middle and Untere Steinbeck were already occupied by the expanding urban area around Steinbeck train station in the second half of the 19th century.

Individual evidence

  1. a b German basic map 1: 5000
  2. a b River Area Geoinformation System of the Wupper Association (FluGGS Wupper)