3 Man-made Lakes to explore in Germany
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The Achterdieksee is a quarry pond in the Oberneuland district of Bremen, which is used as a bathing lake. It is also used by sport fishermen. The lake, which is directly adjacent to the A 27 , was excavated in 1969 during the construction of the motorway and then converted into a bathing lake as one of four sand extraction points for the construction of the motorway.
The Mahndorfer See is a quarry pond in the south of Bremen with an area of 22.4 hectares and a maximum depth of 15 meters. The state border runs through the lake, the eastern bank belongs to the town of Achim in the district of Verden , Lower Saxony. The lake was created in 1961/62 during the construction of the A1 motorway. It got its current size by removing sand for the construction of the Mercedes plant in Bremen.
The Waller Feldmarksee is a quarry pond in the district of In den Wischen, part of the Bremen district of Gröpelingen, which is used as a bathing lake. The lake is also used by windsurfers; there is a slip option for them. Furthermore, the sport fishermen of a club use the lake. The lake, which is close to the A 27 and within sight of the garbage dump, was excavated in 1972/73 as part of the construction of the autobahn and then transformed into a swimming lake as one of four sand extraction poi