Eifel

Eppelsberg

Location: 50.120 N, 7.086 E

Elevation: 281 m

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About 12,900 years ago huge quantities pumice went down due to the Laacher See Eruption on the slopes of Eppelsberg volcano. In the last decades intensive Lavalith-mining took place at the Eppelsberg volcano. Up to 70 m high walls of the volcano-deposits are visible.

                                   Photos: Rolf Cosar                                                                                                                 Mendig. Juni 2001                                  

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