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Der Ring Alzey-Weinheim
During the course of the coming decades, the Hornbeam trees will develop into a closely knitted ring. The young trees have been planted just under one meter apart. The interspaces are the resulting measurements when the circumference of a twenty meter diameter circle is divided by sixty-four. This number results from planting the first two trees on the circumference opposite to each other, turning the line between them ninety degrees an planting two more on the intersections of this diameter and the circumference. We then have four trees at the ends of two perpendicular lines. Next we rotate this again half of the first ninety degrees, and continue this process until we have halved the previous phase five times. Or using the formula 2πr÷64 The exact distance between each two trees would be 2π10÷64 =98.175cm. As this is difficult to achieve in the situation, I chose to halve the distances of the first four planted trees four times.