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THALE

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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 720 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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THALE, a town of Germany, in the Prussian province of Saxony, charmingly situated under the northern declivity of the Harz Mountains, 8 m. by rail S.W. of Quedlinburg, at the entrance to the romantic gorge of the Bode, and in the immediate vicinity of the Rosstrappe, the Hexentanzplatz and other notable points in the Harz. Pop. (19o5) 13,194. It is 'Largely frequented as a summer resort and for its saline springs. It is also a brisk manufacturing centre, its chief pro-ducts being enamelled goods, iron-ware and machinery.
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