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Piesting#

Piesting, River, Lower Austria, southwestern tributary of the River Fischa, rises as Kalter Gang (Klostertal Valley) north of Schneeberg Mountain in the Northern Limestone Alps. Below the confluence of the rivers Kalter Gang, Laengapiesting and Steinapiesting at Gutenstein (alt. 481 m) the river is called Piesting. East of Pernitz (alt. 430 m) it runs through the Quarb Gorge, passes Markt Piesting (alt. 349 m) and Woellersdorf (alt. 315 m), in the Vienna Basin through Felixdorf (alt. 282 m), Sollenau (alt. 271 m) and Ebreichsdorf (alt. 202 m) and has its mouth near Gramatneusiedl (alt. 179 m). Southwest of Ebreichsdorf an arm of the Piesting river branches off as the Kalter Gang river and joins the River Schwechat; rate of flow at Woellersdorf 2.8 m3/sec.