DEISTER, a chain of hills in Germany, in the Prussian province of Hanover, about ism. S.W. of the city of Hanover. It runs in a north-westerly direction from Springe in the S. to Rodenberg in the N. It has a total length of 14 m., and rises in the HSfeler to a height of 1250 ft. The chain is well-wooded and abounds in game. There are some coal mines and sandstone quarries.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)