Eifel


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Ei·fel

 (ī′fəl)
A hilly region of western Germany west of the Rhine River. The barren area has limestone moors and crater lakes.

Eifel

(ˈaɪfəl; German ˈaifəl)
n
(Placename) a plateau region in W Germany, between the River Moselle and the Belgian frontier: quarrying
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While ISIS is fading in Kurdistan, it wants to put out the shining sun on the Eifel Tower of Paris.
Simon Pelly, group sales and marketing manager at Simpson & Allinson Ltd, said: "The Roundhouse Vulcan Eifel belongs to the Kordel family, who will use it to keep Glan cows, an old German breed that is typical of the Eifel area and which they are trying to maintain for future generations.
COVERED WITH LARGE, dense forests, with terrain as difficult as any in the Ardennes, the Eifel presented serious challenges to an attacking army.
Later, jeremejevite microcrystals were also found at numerous localities in the Eifel Mountains, including Wannenkopfe near Ochtendung, the Herchenberg Mountains near Burgbrohl, and Niveligsberg Mountain near Drees.
The final section begins with a discussion by Maria-Regina Neft on whether Viebig's Eifel stories and novels, the earliest basis of her popularity and still perhaps the best-known of her works, could furnish source material for ethnographers, concluding not surprisingly that though interesting, sometimes even amusing, the author's stance of cultural superiority over the 'children' of the Eifel colours her fictions, which, so Neft argues, belong more to the Heimat mode than to Naturalism.
Eifel asserted at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.
He helped oversee the drawdown of nearby Bitburg Air Base and was in the midst of building up Spangdahlem facilities as part of the Eifel 2010 project when the Rhein-Main Transition Project fell into his lap.
Sixty miles west of the Rhine River in Germany, heading towards the border with the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, lays the Eifel region of the German state of Rheinland-Pfalz.
THE Nurburgring is inevitably tame in comparison to its predecessor which was a terrifying, 14mile and 174corner blast through the wooded hills of the Eifel forest region.
For Eifel Mold and Design, this problem was especially acute.
The town nestles beneath the volcanic Eifel mountains to the north, and the Moselle river which flows from the French Vosges mountains to join the Rhine at Koblenz after a 545km journey.
As in the earlier novels, the crimes take place in the scenic Eifel region in Germany, a picturesque, volcanic area, located in western Germany, bordering Belgium and Luxembourg.