A romantic village? An idyllic lake? This would have been unimaginable 45,000 years ago!
Inside the Earth, huge amounts of hot magma are under great pressure and are being pushed towards the surface.
What is going on deep beneath our feet? How does volcanic activity affect the landscape? Experience volcanic phenomena and activity at close range.
If you walk a little way further up, you will see a geological feature which is a major exception in the Volcanic Eifel.
The Steffelnkopf cinder cone is underlain by a maar, as are most of the cinder cones in the West Eifel.