Weser

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The Weser is a river in Northwestern Germany.wikipedia
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Werra

Werra RiverRiver WerraWerratal
Formed at Hannoversch Münden by the confluence of the rivers Fulda and Werra, it flows through Lower Saxony, then reaching the Hanseatic city of Bremen, before emptying 50 km further north at Bremerhaven into the North Sea.
The Werra, a river in central Germany, forms the right-source of the Weser.

Hann. Münden

Hannoversch MündenMündenHannoversch-Münden
Formed at Hannoversch Münden by the confluence of the rivers Fulda and Werra, it flows through Lower Saxony, then reaching the Hanseatic city of Bremen, before emptying 50 km further north at Bremerhaven into the North Sea.
Münden lies in the district of Göttingen at the confluence of the Fulda and Werra rivers, which join to form the Weser.

Bremerhaven

WesermündeGeestemündeBremerhaven, Germany
Formed at Hannoversch Münden by the confluence of the rivers Fulda and Werra, it flows through Lower Saxony, then reaching the Hanseatic city of Bremen, before emptying 50 km further north at Bremerhaven into the North Sea. It is linked to the Dortmund–Ems Canal via the Coastal Canal, and another canal links it at Bremerhaven to the Elbe River.
It forms an enclave in the state of Lower Saxony and is located at the mouth of the River Weser on its eastern bank, opposite the town of Nordenham.

Fulda (river)

FuldaFulda RiverRiver Fulda
Formed at Hannoversch Münden by the confluence of the rivers Fulda and Werra, it flows through Lower Saxony, then reaching the Hanseatic city of Bremen, before emptying 50 km further north at Bremerhaven into the North Sea.
It is one of two headstreams of the Weser (the other one being the Werra).

Nordenham

BlexenEinswardenNordenham, Germany
On the opposite (west) bank is the town of Nordenham at the foot of the Butjadingen Peninsula; thus, the mouth of the river is in Lower Saxony.
It is located at the mouth (on the west bank) of the Weser river on the Butjadingen peninsula on the coast of the North Sea.

Lower Saxony

NiedersachsenLower SaxonLower-Saxony
Formed at Hannoversch Münden by the confluence of the rivers Fulda and Werra, it flows through Lower Saxony, then reaching the Hanseatic city of Bremen, before emptying 50 km further north at Bremerhaven into the North Sea.
The state is dominated by several large rivers running northwards through the state: the Ems, Weser, Aller, and Elbe.

Minden

Minden, GermanyEllerbuschHausberge
Between Minden and the North Sea, humans have largely canalised the river, permitting ships up to 1,200 tons to navigate it.
The town extends along both sides of the River Weser.

Weser Uplands

WeserberglandListRudolf-Jahns-
The upper part of its course leads through a hilly region called the Weserbergland.
The Weser Uplands (German: Weserbergland) is a hill region (Bergland = uplands, hills or hill region) in Germany (Lower Saxony, Hesse, and North Rhine-Westphalia, between Hannoversch Münden and Porta Westfalica near the river Weser.

Wiehen Hills

WiehengebirgeWiehenWiehengebirges
It extends from the confluence of the Fulda and the Werra to the Porta Westfalica, where it runs through a gorge between two mountain chains, the Wiehengebirge in the west and the Weserbergland in the east.
The hills run from west to east like a long finger away from the main upland area of the Lower Saxon Hills, beginning at the Weser River near Minden and terminating in the vicinity of Osnabrück.

North Sea

Norththe North SeaNorthern Sea
Formed at Hannoversch Münden by the confluence of the rivers Fulda and Werra, it flows through Lower Saxony, then reaching the Hanseatic city of Bremen, before emptying 50 km further north at Bremerhaven into the North Sea.

Butjadingen

BurhaveButjadingen PeninsulaLangwarden
On the opposite (west) bank is the town of Nordenham at the foot of the Butjadingen Peninsula; thus, the mouth of the river is in Lower Saxony.
It is bordered on the west and southwest by the Jade River and on the east by the Weser River.

Vistula

Vistula RiverRiver VistulaVistula delta
The name Weser parallels the names of other rivers, such as the Wear in England and the Vistula in Poland, all of which are ultimately derived from the root *weis- "to flow", which gave Old English/Old Frisian wāse "mud, ooze", Old Norse veisa "slime, stagnant pool", Dutch waas "haze; soggy land" (see Waasland), Old Saxon waso "wet ground, mire", Old High German wasal "rain", and French vase "mud, sludge".
Sanskrit अवेषन् (avēṣan) 'they flowed', Old Norse veisa 'slime') and is found in many European rivernames (e.g. Weser, Viesinta).

Porta Westfalica (gorge)

Porta WestfalicaWestphalian GapPorta Westfalica gorge
It extends from the confluence of the Fulda and the Werra to the Porta Westfalica, where it runs through a gorge between two mountain chains, the Wiehengebirge in the west and the Weserbergland in the east.
The Porta Westfalica, also known as the Westphalian Gap, is a gorge and water gap where the Weser river breaks through the passage between the mountain chains of the Wiehen Hills in the west and the Weser Hills (part of the Weser Uplands) in the east.

Bremen

Bremen, GermanyRönnebeckBremer
Formed at Hannoversch Münden by the confluence of the rivers Fulda and Werra, it flows through Lower Saxony, then reaching the Hanseatic city of Bremen, before emptying 50 km further north at Bremerhaven into the North Sea.
Bremen is the largest city on the River Weser, the longest river flowing entirely in Germany, lying some 60 km upstream from its mouth into the North Sea, and is surrounded by the state of Lower Saxony.

Alte Weser Lighthouse

Alte Weser
The Alte Weser Lighthouse marks the northernmost point of the Weser.
The Alte Weser Lighthouse is located offshore from the estuary mouth of the river Weser in the German Bight, southern North Sea.

Küsten Canal

KüstenkanalCoastal Canal
It is linked to the Dortmund–Ems Canal via the Coastal Canal, and another canal links it at Bremerhaven to the Elbe River.
The Küsten Canal, also known as the Coastal Canal (Küstenkanal), is a canal, about 70 km long, that links the Dortmund-Ems Canal with the Hunte and thus the Weser rivers.

Aller (Germany)

AllerRiver AllerAller River
The largest tributary of the Weser is the Aller, which joins south of Bremen.
It is a right-hand, and hence eastern, tributary of the Weser and is also its largest tributary.

Thuringia

ThüringenFree State of ThuringiaThuringen
Together with its Werra tributary, which originates in Thuringia, its length is 744 km.
The Werra - the headwater of the Weser - drains the south-west and west of the Land.

Operation Chastise

Dambusters raidDambustersDam Busters
The dam, built in 1914, was bombed and severely damaged by British aircraft in May 1943, causing massive destruction and about 70 deaths downstream, but was rebuilt within four months.
The targets selected were the Möhne Dam and the Sorpe Dam, upstream from the Ruhr industrial area, with the Eder Dam on the Eder River, which feeds into the Weser, as a secondary target.

Geeste (river)

GeesteGeeste RiverGeestemünde
It is the most downstream tributary of the River Weser and joins it near Bremerhaven.

Roter Sand Lighthouse

Roter Sand
This lighthouse replaced the historic and famous Roter Sand Lighthouse in 1964.
Roter Sand is a lighthouse in the North Sea, in the Weser estuary.

Hunte

River HunteHunte River
Hunte is a 189 km long river in north-western Germany (Lower Saxony), a left tributary of the Weser.

Lune (Weser)

Lune
It is some 41 km long and a right tributary of the Lower Weser.

Elbe

Elbe RiverRiver ElbeLabe
It is linked to the Dortmund–Ems Canal via the Coastal Canal, and another canal links it at Bremerhaven to the Elbe River.
The Elbe-Weser Shipping Channel connects the Elbe with the Weser.

Leine

River LeineLeine GrabenLeine depression
It is a left tributary of the Aller and the Weser and it is 281 km long.