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Geography of Berlin, Germany

The core of Berlin lies in the Ice Age Warsaw-Berlin glacial valley, which the Spree uses up to its confluence with the Havel, at a narrow point where dry valley islands enable the transition between the base moraine plates of the Barnim and the Teltow. The basement moraine plates are criss-crossed by valleys that were… Read More »

Germany Culture

Evidence from the Paleolithic in what is now Germany suggests an early settlement by Homo heidelbergensis and the Neanderthals. After the last Ice Age, nomadic and Neolithic farming cultures (corded ceramics, bell-cup culture) and Bronze Age cultures (from 2000 BC) met in Central Europe. The Neolithic and Bronze Ages left behind some spectacular finds such… Read More »