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Myths and Legends about the Lorelei. River Rhine spring: Switzerland mouth: Netherlands, North Sea length 1324 kilometres big importance for transporting.

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1 Myths and Legends about the Lorelei

2 River Rhine spring: Switzerland mouth: Netherlands, North Sea length 1324 kilometres big importance for transporting goods a very famous legend  Lorelei

3 The Lorelei The Lorelei is a big rock height of 132 meters at east bank of the Rhine At the Lorelei The Rhine is 25 meters deep and just 113 meters wide lowest and narrowest part

4 Pictures

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6 The Legend Lorelei, a mermaid, sat on the rocks and sang very beautiful songs combed her long blond hair and sang so beautifully that everyone looked up to her sailors forgot about navigating the ship and drowned there a lot of people died and so the bishop convicted her she was forced to move into a convent on the way she wanted to see her rock again, then she jumped into the Rhine

7 Sources gntb.org Made by: Jessica Koenz


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