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 Elbe, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elbe is an unincorporated community in Pierce County, Washington.
As of the 2000 census, Elbe population was 21.
The Elbe Evangelical Lutheran Church, a tiny white church built by the German immigrants who established the community, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) on October 8, 1976.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elbe,_Washington   (361 words)

 ELBE - LoveToKnow Article on ELBE
Since 1896 great improvements have.been made in the Moldau and the Bohemian Elbe, with the view of facilitating communication between Prague and the middle of Bohemia generally on the one hand, and the middle and lower reaches of the Elbe on the other.
In the year named a special commission was appointed for the regulation of the Moldau and Elbe between Prague and Aussig, at a cost estimated at about 1,000,000, of which sum two-thirds were to be borne by the Austrian empire and one-third by the kingdom of Bohemia.
Bridges.The Elbe is crossed by numerous bridges, as at Koniggratz, Pardubitz, Kolin, Leitmeritz, Tetschen, Schandau, Pirna, Dresden, Meissen, Torgau, Wittenberg, Rosslau, Barby, Magdeburg, Rathenow, Wittenbergc, Domitz, Lauenburg, and Hamburg and Harburg.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /E/EL/ELBE.htm   (3237 words)

 Elbe - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Elbe
A canal system connects the Elbe with Berlin and the Oder River (to the east), with the Ruhr region and the Wesser and Rhine rivers (to the west), and the Baltic Sea (to the north).
After World War II, the Elbe lost much of its traffic due to the establishment of a separate port for the German Democratic Republic at Rostock, and the diversion of traffic away from Hamburg.
In the 1970s the Elbe Lateral Canal was built connecting Hamburg to the Mittelland Canal via Lüneburg.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Elbe   (740 words)

 Elbe Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After plunging down the 60 m of the Labský vodopád, the latter stream unites with the steep torrential Malé Labe, and thereafter the united stream of the Elbe pursues a southerly course, emerging from the mountain glens at and continuing on to Pardubice, where it turns sharply to the west.
Near its mouth it passes Glückstadt, Brunsbüttel and the entrance to the Kiel Canal.
In April, 1970, when the SMERSH facility in Magdeburg was being transferred to the East German government, the remains of Adolf Hitler, Eva Braun, Joseph Goebbels, Magda Goebbels and the Goebbels' six children were reportedly exhumed, thoroughly cremated, and the ashes finally dumped unceremoniously into the Elbe.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Elbe   (797 words)

 Elbe River Basin - UNEP/DEWA~Europe > Publication > Freshwater in Europe
The Elbe and its tributaries are mostly used for obtaining drinking water and water for industrial or irrigation purposes.
The upper Elbe River in the Czech Republic is characterized by many regulation measures taken from 1904 to 1976.
For a distance of 170 km (from Pardubice to Usti and Labem) the Elbe is a canalized river with 24 weirs and sluices.
www.grid.unep.ch /product/publication/freshwater_europe/elbe.php?size=large   (849 words)

 glbtq >> arts >> Elbe, Lili
After Elbe's series of surgeries--she traveled from Copenhagen to Berlin and Dresden for four operations--she was able to obtain a passport issued under her female name and to have her marriage annulled by the King of Denmark himself.
Elbe had intended to get married after undergoing a final operation to complete her transition; she hoped to become a mother at some point, and it appears that her doctor believed this was biologically possible through surgery.
However, Elbe died of heart problems before the intended surgery and wedding, though not before her case had become a sensation in the pages of German and Danish newspapers in 1931.
www.glbtq.com /arts/elbe_l.html   (731 words)

 Search Results for Elbe - Encyclopædia Britannica
It extends from the Dortmund-Ems Canal east of Rheine, Ger., eastward along the northern border of the Central Uplands, to the Elbe River north of...
By means of the Elbe and its connecting waterways, vessels from Hamburg can navigate to Berlin, the central and southern sections of eastern Germany, and the Czech Republic.
Hamburg stands at the northern extremity of the Lower Elbe Valley, which at that point is between five and eight miles (eight and 13 kilometres) wide.
www.britannica.com /search?query=Elbe&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (343 words)

 uboat.net - Boats - Flotillas - Bases - Hamburg, Germany
The last boats to enter "Elbe II" were also the most modern ones in the world - the type XXI-boats U-2505, U-3004 and U-3506 which had an estimated dive-depth of 400 m.
There is no official access to "Elbe II" but there are always possibilities to get to the ruin with its huge, v-formed and nowadays grass-covered roof lying on the outer walls, and to climb into the boxes or the roofless work box section.
The Elbe II bunker is located on the southern bank of the Elbe river at the Vulcanhafen.
uboat.net /flotillas/bases/hamburg_bunkers.htm   (1139 words)

 DLR-ZKI Home Page
The disastrous Elbe flood between Torgau and Wittenberg: Overlay of Landsat 7 ETM+ Scenes of August 14 and 20, 2002.
The flooded areas are highlighted in light blue, whereas the original Elbe river is coloured in dark blue.
South of the Black Elster estuary, the Elbe flooded villages and agricultural land on a 12 kilometer width area.
www.zki.caf.dlr.de /applications/2002/germany/elbe_flood_2002_02_en.html   (71 words)

 Elbe River - Britannica Concise
Elbe River - one of the major waterways of central Europe.
Havel River - tributary of the Elbe River in Germany.
Ohre River - tributary of the Elbe River, rising in the Fichtel Mountains (Fichtelgebirge) of Germany and flowing generally east and northeastward into the Czech Republic past Cheb, Karlovy Vary, atec, and Louny until it reaches the Elbe (Labe) River opposite Litomice.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article-9363514   (516 words)

 --- Original Elbe-Gelenkwellen --- Safety instructions and Maintenance
ELBE drive shafts will be delivered as fully finished power units, are ready for use greased and balanced.
To guarantee the characteristics specified in the documentation the condition upon delivery may not be changed.
ELBE cardan-drive-shafts are normally equipped with 3 cone-grease-nipples DIN 71412.
www.elbe-group.de /technik/elbe_techan10_u.htm   (868 words)

 Topography-based hydrological modelling in the Elbe drainage basin
The Elbe drainage basin is one of the largest river basins in Western Europe.
For the simulation runs in the Elbe basin a 30 x 50 arcseconds (~ 1000 m x 1000 m) DEM of the "Institut für Angewandte Geodäsie" (IFAG, Frankfurt, Germany) was used.
The simulation runs performed for the Elbe basin were focused on studies of the topographic index in order to extend this analysis to a whole landscape.
ncgia.ucsb.edu /conf/SANTA_FE_CD-ROM/sf_papers/mueller_dirk/dmwpaper.html   (4702 words)

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A little above Brandýs nad Labem it picks up the Jizera and at Melník its stream is more than doubled in volume by the Vltava, a river which winds northwards through Bohemia.
Some distance lower down, at Litomerice, the waters of the Elbe are tinted by the reddish Ohre.
Thus augmented, and swollen into a stream 140 m (459 ft) wide, the Elbe carves a path through the basaltic mass of the Ceské Stredohorí, churning its way through a deep, narrow rocky gorge.
www.kisanji.org /?modulo=wikipedia&arg=Elbe   (655 words)

 Elbe on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
ELBE [Elbe], Czech Labe, a major river of central Europe, c.725 mi (1,170 km) long, rising in the Krknoše Mts., NW Czech Republic, and traversing NW Czech Republic in a wide arc.
The Elbe forms part of what was the East German-West German border before flowing across N central Germany (past Hamburg) and into the North Sea at Cuxhaven.
Eating pea soup during the festivities celebrating the 475th anniversary of Muggenhof, a small village along the Elbe, formerly the border with West Germany.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/E/Elbe.asp   (1256 words)

 Metroactive Menu | Elbe
Making its way from the mountains of Bohemia across the German plain, the Elbe means comfort food, food to fill the heart as well as the belly.
Elbe, the restaurant, which opened last year inside the former Rudyard's at the top of University Avenue, makes perfect sense when you consider the sheer diversity of dining tucked inside this two-block square near the foot of the Stanford campus.
But lest you think Elbe is some sort of hofbrau filled with wooden beer kegs and glorified pub grub, let me quickly add that my dining partner and I found the decor here surprisingly elegant.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/05.30.96/elbe-9622.html   (759 words)

 Halt at the Elbe
He thought it likely that once Allied forces reached the Elbe, U.S. forces would be shifted to Field Marshal Montgomery who would then be sent across the river in the north and to a line reaching at least to Luebeck on the Baltic coast.
His chief interest at the moment was in dividing the enemy forces by a thrust to the Elbe near Leipzig and by establishing the Allied left flank on the Baltic near Luebeck.
The Supreme Commander informed the Russians on 30 April that, while the operational position was being adjusted along the Elbe and the Mulde, he would cross the lower Elbe to establish a firm flank near Wismar.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/70-7_22.htm   (5659 words)

 Dresden Elbe Valley - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
The 18th and 19th century cultural landscape of Dresden Elbe Valley extends some 18-km along the river from Übigau Palace and Ostragehege fields in the northwest to the Pillnitz Palace and the Elbe River Island in the southeast.
It features low meadows, and is crowned by the Pillnitz Palace and the centre of Dresden with its numerous monuments and parks from the 16th to the 20th centuries.
Criterion (iv): The Dresden Elbe Valley is an outstanding cultural landscape, an ensemble that integrates the celebrated baroque setting and suburban garden city into an artistic whole within the river valley.
whc.unesco.org /pg.cfm?cid=31&id_site=1156   (347 words)

 Elbe at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Elbe River is one of the major waterways of central Europe.
Known as the Labe in the Czech Republic and Łaba in Poland, the river rises at an altitude of about 1400m.
After plunging down the 37 miles of the Labsky´ vodopád, the latter stream unites with the steep torrential Malé Labe, and thereafter the united stream of the Elbe pursues a southerly course, emerging from the mountain glens at and continuing on to Pardubice, where it turns sharply to the west.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Elbe.html   (470 words)

 Elbe River --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Elbe, Oder, and Vistula river basins and their drainage network.
tributary of the Elbe River, rising in the Fichtel Mountains (Fichtelgebirge) of Germany and flowing generally east and northeastward into the Czech Republic past Cheb, Karlovy Vary, Zatec, and Louny until it reaches the Elbe (Labe) River opposite Litomerice.
After the Rhine, the Elbe River is Germany's most significant commercial waterway.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9106066   (858 words)

 BBC ON THIS DAY | 27 | 1945: Russians and Americans link at Elbe
In fact the first contact was made between patrols on 25 April when a first lieutenant and three men of an intelligence and reconnaissance platoon of the US division met forward elements of the Russian Guards division.
First Lieutenant Albert Kotzebue of the 3rd Battalion, 273rd Infantry, 69th Infantry Division took his men in a boat across the Elbe to be greeted by Lt Col Alexander Gardiev, Commander of the 175th Rifle Regiment of the 58th Guards Division, 34th Corps.
By joining forces at Elbe, the American and Soviet troops have successfully cut the Germany army in two.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/27/newsid_3563000/3563723.stm   (677 words)

 Meeting of Russian-US troops at Torgau - WWII
The meeting of the forces of the United States and the Soviet Union along the Elbe River on the 25th of April 1945 was such a moment.
Upon reaching the Elbe at the village of Strehla, he saw uniformed figures on the East bank.
The two met mid-stream and, above the Elbe amid the twisted girders of the destroyed bridge, the two joyfully embraced.
www.usmlm.org /home/russians/wwii-torgau.htm   (997 words)

 German World: Dresden, Florence of the Elbe, Germany's famous baroque city with magnificent buildings like the Semper ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
One of the finest pieces is the "Court of Delhi on the Birthday of the Grand Mogul" - a masterpiece containing thousands of precious stones.
Go by boat on the Elbe to Pillnitz Castle and see the gondola of August the Strong, a 200year old camellia and two wonderful palaces built in a chinoisery style.
The most famous formation is the "Bastei" rock, from which you have a magnificent view of the Elbe valley and the surrounding rock formations 200 m above the Elbe river.
www.germanworld.com /dresden.htm   (258 words)

 The Enquirer - Craig E. Elbe, 63, crafted photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Elbe took up photography as a hobby while serving in Vietnam during the war.
"Elbe Photography began to grow quickly and he soon became one of the area's finest photographers," said his daughter.
Elbe also founded Celebration Sounds Mobile DJ Service in 1995.
news.enquirer.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20041117/NEWS0104/411170347/1060/NEWS01   (346 words)

 International Water Treaties
Convention instituting the statute of navigation of the Elbe
Convention supplementary to the statute of navigation of the Elbe
Protocol to the convention of 8 October 1990 between the Governments of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic and the European Economic Community on the International Commission for the protection of the Elbe
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