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Harz

(hɑːts) or

Harz Mountains

pl n
(Placename) a range of wooded hills in central Germany, between the Rivers Weser and Elbe: source of many legends. Highest peak: Brocken, 1142 m (3746 ft)
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Menn und Hoffmeister, whose transport authority organizes regional transport on rail between the North Sea and the Harz Mountains, yearly spending tax revenues of nearly 300 million euros for it, emphasized during the contract signing: Fuel cell technology has good chances to prevail in Germany in the next 10 to 15 years, with diesel vehicles being more and more forced out of the market, as both outline the future of rail transport.
In Germany, 14 lynx were released at a site in the Harz mountains in 2000 and have since bred and colonised other areas.
Nash then follows the division from its initial commitment in the latter stages of the fighting in the Hurtgen Forest to the division's surrender in the Ruhr Pocket, while some elements were able to retreat to the Harz Mountains before surrendering.
ESCORTED HOLIDAY 8 days from PS849 Berlin, Potsdam & the Harz Mountains Flying Direct from Liverpool & Manchester Departs Jun 16, Jul 21 & Aug 18 2016 The scenery of the Harz Mountains, the medieval history amid the half-timbered houses of Goslar and Quedlinburg, the 'iron curtain' history of East Germany and Berlin, and the stunning new capital city that is emerging
Elbe - save PS200pp on the 14 day Elegant Elbe, Berlin & Prague Cruise, Berlin and The Harz Mountains itinerary.
His most ambitious project in this capacity involved using wind-powered pumps to recirculate the water used to operate machinery in the silver mines of the Harz Mountains.
Services of a tour representative 8 or 15 days from PS559 Berlin, Potsdam & the Harz Mountains Flying Direct from Manchester Departs Jun 19, Jul 31 & Aug 7 The scenery of the Harz Mountains, the medieval history amid the halftimbered houses of Goslar and Quedlinburg, the 'iron curtain' history of East Germany and Berlin, and the stunning new capital city that is emerging
After a coach trip and a day around the cobbled streets of ancient Goslar, the Brocken Steam Railway awaits to carry you onwards and upwards through meadows, forests or snowscapes to the highest point of the Harz Mountains, the Brocken.
Departs Feb 26, Mar 5 & 19 November 2014 8 or 15 days from PS749 The Harz Mountains, Berlin & Potsdam from Bristol This trip is a fascinating mixture of big city and modern history in Berlin, imperial capitals in Goslar and Potsdam, medieval towns in Quedlinburg and Wittenberg and wonderful scenery in the Harz mountains.
Fairy-tale German Christmas Hamelin, Hanover & the Harz Mountains - 22 December 2013 Join us for a Christmas to remember on a festive holiday that combines a stay in a welcoming four-star lakeside hotel in historic Hanover - - complete with a special Christmas menus - with some delightful, picturepostcard towns and villages, the beautiful Harz Mountains and Hamelin of Pied Piper fame.
Redman's challenge was to save their lives while lost amid SS units in the Thuringian Forest of the Harz Mountains.
Services of a tour representative Walking Holiday Collection Flying Direct from Cardiff & Bristol Departs throughout 2013 We feature a host of popular destinations in Catalonia and Andalucia in mainland Spain, The Balearic Islands, Tuscany, Lake Iseo, Lake Maggiore, the Val d'Aosta and the Isle of Elba in Italy, South West France, the Pyrenees in Andorra, the Harz mountains and Lower Bavaria in Germany, the Mazurian Lakes in Poland, the Julian Alps in Slovenia as well as the Algarve in Portugal, the Canary Islands, Crete and North and South Cyprus.