Hasselichskopf quarry

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Coordinates: 50 ° 44 ′ 15 ″  N , 7 ° 53 ′ 32 ″  E

Relief map: Rhineland-Palatinate
Hasselichskopf quarry
Hasselichskopf quarry nature reserve (May 2016)

The Hasselichskopf quarry nature reserve is located in the Altenkirchen (Westerwald) district in Rhineland-Palatinate .

The 30,069 hectare area, which was placed under nature protection in 1996 , extends northeast of the local community of Elkenroth . The state road L 288 runs not far to the west of the area and the L 286 to the south.

The protection purpose is the preservation of the former quarry area “Hasselichskopf” with its water and shallow water zones and with its steep areas as a habitat for rare animal species that are threatened in their population. These are in particular amphibians , reptiles and rare bird species.

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