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Wendelstein (mountain)

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The Wendelstein is a mountain in the Bavarian Alps in South Germany. [1]

56 relations: Alpine Foreland, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Bavaria, Bavarian Alps, Bavarian Prealps, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Bayrischzell, Brannenburg, Breitenstein (mountain), Cable car, Charge-coupled device, Communication, Coronagraph, Dasycladales, Defibrillation, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Dwarf galaxy, Exoplanet, Geopark, Germany, Habitat, Inn, Karl-Otto Kiepenheuer, Leitzach, Lightning, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Luftwaffe, Mangfall, Mangfall Mountains, Mountain rescue, Observatory, Occultation, Precipitation, Rack railway, Railcar, Rain, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Munich and Freising, Ski resort, Snow, Space weather, Stalactite, Stalagmite, Storm, Surface lift, Surface weather observation, Telescope, Transmission tower, Triassic, Variable star, ..., Weather station, Wendelstein Cable Car, Wendelstein Rack Railway, Wetterstein limestone, Wind turbine, World War II. Expand index (6 more) »

Alpine Foreland

The Alpine Foreland, less commonly called the Bavarian Foreland,Dickinson, Robert E (1964).

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Astronomy

Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.

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Astrophysics

Astrophysics is the branch of astronomy that employs the principles of physics and chemistry "to ascertain the nature of the astronomical objects, rather than their positions or motions in space".

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Bavaria

Bavaria (Bavarian and Bayern), officially the Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner.

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Bavarian Alps

Bavarian Alps (Bayerische Alpen) is a summarizing term of several mountain ranges of the Northern Limestone Alps in the German state of Bavaria.

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Bavarian Prealps

The Bavarian Prealps (Bayerischen Voralpen) are a mountain range within the Northern Limestone Alps in south Germany.

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Bayerischer Rundfunk

Bayerischer Rundfunk (Bavarian Broadcasting, BR) is a public-service radio and television broadcaster, based in Munich, capital city of the Free State of Bavaria in Germany.

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Bayrischzell

Bayrischzell (Central Bavarian: Boarischzell) is a municipality in the district of Miesbach in Bavaria in Germany.

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Brannenburg

Brannenburg is a municipality in the district of Rosenheim in Bavaria in Germany.

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Breitenstein (mountain)

Breitenstein is a mountain of Bavaria, Germany.

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Cable car

A cable car is any of a variety of cable transportation systems relying on cables to pull vehicles along or lower them at a steady rate.

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Charge-coupled device

A charge-coupled device (CCD) is a device for the movement of electrical charge, usually from within the device to an area where the charge can be manipulated, for example conversion into a digital value.

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Communication

Communication (from Latin commūnicāre, meaning "to share") is the act of conveying intended meanings from one entity or group to another through the use of mutually understood signs and semiotic rules.

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Coronagraph

A coronagraph is a telescopic attachment designed to block out the direct light from a star so that nearby objects – which otherwise would be hidden in the star's bright glare – can be resolved.

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Dasycladales

Dasycladales is an order of large unicellular green algae in the class Ulvophyceae.

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Defibrillation

Defibrillation is a treatment for life-threatening cardiac dysrhythmias, specifically ventricular fibrillation (VF) and non-perfusing ventricular tachycardia (VT).

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Deutscher Wetterdienst

The Deutscher Wetterdienst or DWD for short, is the German Meteorological Office, based in Offenbach am Main, Germany, which monitors weather and meteorological conditions over Germany and provides weather services for the general public and for nautical, aviational or agricultural purposes.

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Dwarf galaxy

A dwarf galaxy is a small galaxy composed of about 100 million up to several billion stars, a small number compared to the Milky Way's 200–400 billion stars.

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Exoplanet

An exoplanet or extrasolar planet is a planet outside our solar system.

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Geopark

A geopark is a unified area that advances the protection and use of geological heritage in a sustainable way, and promotes the economic well-being of the people who live there.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Habitat

In ecology, a habitat is the type of natural environment in which a particular species of organism lives.

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Inn

Inns are generally establishments or buildings where travelers can seek lodging and, usually, food and drink.

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Karl-Otto Kiepenheuer

Karl-Otto Kiepenheuer (10 November 1910 – 23 May 1975) was a German astronomer and astrophysicist.

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Leitzach

Leitzach is a river of Bavaria, Germany.

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Lightning

Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs typically during a thunderstorm.

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (also referred to as LMU or the University of Munich, in German: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) is a public research university located in Munich, Germany.

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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Mangfall

The Mangfall is a left tributary of the Inn in Upper Bavaria.

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Mangfall Mountains

The Mangfall Mountains (Mangfallgebirge), or sometimes Mangfall Alps, are the easternmost part of the Bavarian Prealps that, in turn, belong to the Northern Limestone Alps.

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Mountain rescue

Mountain rescue refers to search and rescue activities that occur in a mountainous environment, although the term is sometimes also used to apply to search and rescue in other wilderness environments.

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Observatory

An observatory is a location used for observing terrestrial or celestial events.

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Occultation

An occultation is an event that occurs when one object is hidden by another object that passes between it and the observer.

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Precipitation

In meteorology, precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under gravity.

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Rack railway

A rack railway (also rack-and-pinion railway, cog railway, or cogwheel railway) is a steep grade railway with a toothed rack rail, usually between the running rails.

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Railcar

A railcar, in British English and Australian English, is a self-propelled railway vehicle designed to transport passengers.

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Rain

Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor and then becomes heavy enough to fall under gravity.

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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Munich and Freising

The Archdiocese of Munich and Freising (Erzbistum München und Freising, Archidioecesis Monacensis et Frisingensis) is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Bavaria, Germany.

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Ski resort

A ski resort is a resort developed for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports.

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Snow

Snow refers to forms of ice crystals that precipitate from the atmosphere (usually from clouds) and undergo changes on the Earth's surface.

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Space weather

Space weather is a branch of space physics and aeronomy concerned with the time varying conditions within the Solar System, including the solar wind, emphasizing the space surrounding the Earth, including conditions in the magnetosphere, ionosphere, thermosphere, and exosphere.

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Stalactite

A stalactite (from the Greek stalasso, (σταλάσσω), "to drip", and meaning "that which drips") is a type of formation that hangs from the ceiling of caves, hot springs, or manmade structures such as bridges and mines.

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Stalagmite

A stalagmite (or; from the Greek σταλαγμίτης -, from σταλαγμίας -, "dropping, trickling") is a type of rock formation that rises from the floor of a cave due to the accumulation of material deposited on the floor from ceiling drippings.

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Storm

A storm is any disturbed state of an environment or in an astronomical body's atmosphere especially affecting its surface, and strongly implying severe weather.

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Surface lift

A surface lift is a means of cable transport that transports skiers and snowboarders, in which riders remain on the ground as they are pulled uphill.

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Surface weather observation

Surface weather observations are the fundamental data used for safety as well as climatological reasons to forecast weather and issue warnings worldwide.

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Telescope

A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light).

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Transmission tower

A transmission tower or power tower (electricity pylon in the United Kingdom, Canada and parts of Europe) is a tall structure, usually a steel lattice tower, used to support an overhead power line.

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Triassic

The Triassic is a geologic period and system which spans 50.6 million years from the end of the Permian Period 251.9 million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Jurassic Period Mya.

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Variable star

A variable star is a star whose brightness as seen from Earth (its apparent magnitude) fluctuates.

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Weather station

A weather station is a facility, either on land or sea, with instruments and equipment for measuring atmospheric conditions to provide information for weather forecasts and to study the weather and climate.

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Wendelstein Cable Car

The Wendelstein Cable Car (Wendelstein-Seilbahn) is a long cable car (US: aerial tramway) running from Bayrischzell Osterhofen to Mount Wendelstein.

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Wendelstein Rack Railway

The Wendelstein Rack Railway (Wendelsteinbahn), sometimes just referred to as the Wendelstein Railway, is an electrically-driven metre gauge rack railway (with several adhesion sections) that runs up the Wendelstein in the Upper Bavarian Limestone Alps.

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Wetterstein limestone

Wetterstein limestone (Wettersteinkalk) and Wetterstein dolomite (Wettersteindolomit) are the most common names for a carbonate rock from the Middle Triassic epoch of the Ladinian stage, comparable to the German stage in which Muschelkalk rock strata were formed.

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Wind turbine

A wind turbine is a device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wendelstein_(mountain)

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