The Lippe in Lünen
|Source elevation||±140 m|
|Basin area||4,882 km²|
The source is located at the edge of the Teutoburg Forest in Bad Lippspringe close to the city of Paderborn. It runs westward through Paderborn, Lippstadt and then along the northern edge of the Ruhr area, crossing the city of Hamm and the towns Lünen, Haltern and Dorsten. The river finally enters the Rhine at Wesel.
Due to industrial effluents and straightenings of the river's course the Lippe was in an ecological disastrous condition. Currently there are measures to revive the river fauna.
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- Lippe Roman settlements along the Lippe.
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