Aachtobel - Aachtobel
"Aachtobel" nature reserve
Molasse outcrop in the Aachtobel
|location||Frickingen , Owingen and Ueberlingen , Lake Constance district , Baden-Württemberg , Germany|
|Sea level||from 520 m to 607 m ( ø 560 m)|
|Setup date||March 24, 1939|
|administration||Regional council of Tübingen|
The Aachtobel area is a nature reserve (NSG number 4.057) in the north of the city of Überlingen , in the north-east of the community of Owingen and in the north-west of the community, designated by ordinance of March 24, 1939 by the Baden Minister of Education and Culture (successor is the Tübingen regional council) Frickingen , all part of the Baden-Württemberg Lake Constance district in Germany . It is one of the oldest nature reserves in Germany. The Aachtobel is crossed by the Linzer Aach .
The approximately 72 hectares - including 52 hectares on Owinger, about 15 hectares on Überlinger and almost six hectares on Frickinger municipality - Aachtobel nature reserve belongs to the Lake Constance basin and the Upper Swabian hill country . It is located about 400 meters east of the Hohenbodman district of Owingen at an altitude of 520 to .
Purpose of protection
The main protection purpose is the preservation and upgrading of the deeply cut gorge in the Überlinger Molasse area with steep rock faces and several lateral spring taverns. Special protection is given to the gray alder forest, the ravine forest on the slopes and the alpine plant species that occur.
Flora and fauna
- Leucojum vernum ( Leucojum vernum ), also Märzenbecher called
- Birch plants
- Gray alder ( Alnus incana ), called Eller in some areas
- Bilberry ( Vaccinium myrtillus ) regional, also blue , black , wild , forest , Bick- , Zeck- , moss or Heubeere called
- Pine family
- Scots pine ( Pinus sylvestris ), and Scots pine , Scotch pine or Forche called
- Spring pea ( Lathyrus vernus )
The following species (selection) from the fauna worthy of protection are to be named:
- Alberto v. Bodmann. After a happy escape from Turkish captivity, he built a church here in this place, where he saw his home castle for the first time, true to his vow to the Mother of God and died in 1217.
- Department for nature conservation and landscape management: nature reserves in the administrative district of Tübingen . Ed .: Regional Council Tübingen. Second revised and expanded edition. Thorbecke, Ostfildern 2006, ISBN 978-3-7995-5175-5 , pp. 256–257.