Steinlach

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Steinlach
Steinlach um 1870 - Lavierte Zeichnung von Eduard von Kallee.jpg
Steinlach on an old watercolour painting of Eduard von Kallee of approx. 1870
Country Germany
States Baden-Württemberg
Physical characteristics
River mouth Neckar
48°31′04″N 9°03′45″E / 48.5178°N 9.0624°E / 48.5178; 9.0624Coordinates: 48°31′04″N 9°03′45″E / 48.5178°N 9.0624°E / 48.5178; 9.0624
Length 25.9 km (16.1 mi) [1]
Basin features
Progression NeckarRhineNorth Sea

The Steinlach is a river with a length of 26 km (16 mi) in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is a tributary to the Neckar.

It has its source in the Eckenbachgraben, a gap in the Swabian Alb mountain range. The source is on the territory of the town of Mössingen, on a height of 700 m above sea level. The Steinlach flows into a northerly direction. After taking up several streams outside of Mössingen, it flows through Ofterdingen, Nehren and Dußlingen to Tübingen, where it discharges into the Neckar.

References[edit]