13°2´ east longitude, 52°25´ north latitiude [ map ]
Bornstedt, Magdeburger Börde, Germany, Europa
Geological relevance of location
Loess is a sediment which was deposited by wind. The small particles were eroded from the unwooded areas near the glaciers and deposited in wind sheltered zones far away. Loess soils are very fertile.
Classification of the earth
ca. 20.000 years, Pleistocene
Dr. Klaus-Dieter Meyer,
Geological Survey of Lower Saxony,