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The creek rises about 1.2 km west of the hamlet of Long Verl Berter Horst at an altitude of 150 m above sea level. NN. From here, mostly in western directions fluently flows the brook at Oefte lock at 44 m above sea level. NN in the Ruhr.
The more often overcomes Bach on his 4.8 km long road a height difference of 106 m, corresponding to an average bed slope of 22.1 ‰. It drained the creek a 11.25 km ² large catchment area over the Ruhr and Rhine to the North Sea.