Lipper mountain country
|Lipper mountain country
|Highest peak||Köterberg ( )|
|location||Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia ( Germany )|
The Lipper Bergland or Lippisches Bergland is up to low mountain range in East Westphalia-Lippe . It is located in the administrative district of Detmold in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia ( Germany ) and in southern Lower Saxony .high
The Lipper Bergland belongs to the Weserbergland and is bounded by the Werre River in the west and the Weser in the north and east. In the south it goes over into the Egge Mountains and the Oberwälder Land to the east . In the east, the mountainous region extends from the Pyrmonter mountainous region to the Weser. The landscape is strongly structured, there are peaks with ridges alternating, shallow depressions with broken hilly areas. Three larger rivers, Weser, Werre and Bega and smaller rivers like the Emmer cut into the landscape; at the edges the mountainous country loses height. Large parts of the region lie in the Teutoburg Forest / Eggegebirge nature park .
Natural allocation and structure
The highest mountain in the Lipper Bergland is the high Köterberg in the natural area Schwalenberger Heights, which belongs to the southern Lipper Bergland . Its peak lies in the area of the North Rhine-Westphalian city of Lügde .
Flora and fauna
Beech and oak communities predominate in the forests of the Lipper Bergland . The agricultural areas are almost exclusively used for arable farming. In some of the near-natural rivers, there are rare animals and plants that are worth protecting, which is why some stretches of water are located in nature reserves .
References and comments
- Topographical Information Management, Cologne District Government, Department GEObasis NRW ( information )
- Sofie Meisel: Geographical Land Survey: The natural spatial units on sheet 85 Minden. Federal Institute for Regional Studies, Bad Godesberg 1959. → Online map (PDF; 4.5 MB)
- Sofie Meisel: Geographical land survey: The natural space units on sheet 86 Hanover. Federal Institute for Regional Studies, Bad Godesberg 1962. → Online map (PDF; 4.0 MB)
- Sofie Meisel: Geographical Land Survey: The natural space units on sheet 98 Detmold. Federal Institute for Regional Studies, Bad Godesberg 1959. → Online map (PDF; 5.4 MB)
- Jürgen Hövermann: Geographical land survey: The natural space units on sheet 99 Göttingen. Federal Institute for Regional Studies, Bad Godesberg 1963. → Online map (PDF; 4.1 MB)
- The Humfeld valley basin is accidentally listed as 364.10 in Blatt Detmold, which it only touches on the edge.
- Lippische-Landeszeitung: New platform on the Steinberg is North Lippe's highest point
- map services of the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation ( information )
- mountain height according to unknown / not researched source
- Landscape profiles of the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation ( notes ):