The Fernmeldeturm Kiel (Telecommunication Tower Kiel) is the modern landmark of Kiel completed in 1975. The 230 metre high tower, which is used for directional services and TV-, VHF- and UHF-transmission is not accessible to the public. The basket of this tower, which belongs to German Telekom Inc. has a diameter of 40 metres. The tower is actually the highest point in Schleswig-Holstein, with the highest natural feature in the entire state being the Bungsberg at 168 meters.
By kjfitz @ 2007-11-20 13:22:02