This old skool 3D style map gives a great appreciation of the elevation changes of the Nordschleife (and the SÃ¼dschleife, too, see top right of frame). Its detailed painting and vibrant colours complement this other vintage map nicely. For a closer look, click on the image above to load a 1600px version.
After the jump you can read a rough translation of the German text.
[via Fairfax by Night]
with Adenau in Rhineland
- The world’s largest race and testing roads for motor vehicles
- 4 circuits of 2, 9, 21, and 29km in length, and 9m width of 170 curves, 700m vertical drop pitch to 17 and 27%, gradient to 11%
- Distance from Bonn 45km, Cologne 60km, Koblenz 60km, Trier 110km, Aachen, 110km