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Skagen - DK

Skagen - DK

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Description

The Gray Lighthouse

Skagen

In 1857-58 Skagen new lighthouse was built by architect N.S. Nebelong little further out towards the branch than the white lighthouse. The 46 meter tall lighthouse ia built on a formidable foundation consisting of 429 meter long piles stk.16 is struck down into the seabed within an octagonal Sheet. The tower is bricked up of Flensburg bricks, which are covered by Dutch clinker. In 1875 the tower was reinforced, since there was into brick 12 iron anchors, The windows used oak. All building materials were shipped to Skagen, since there was neither a usable road or rail to the city on construction time. 


    

22/09/2010
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Hirsholm - DK

14nm
180°
Hirsholm
I 1886-87 opførtes det nuværende fyrtårn, som er 27 m. højt og bygget af granitsten fra Hirsholmene. Både det gamle og det nye fyrtårn er placeret på øens højeste punkt, det seks meter høje Ørnebjerg. Det gamle fyr er naturligvis ikke i drift mere, men eksisterer ...
23 Dec 10

Frederikshavn

18nm
187°
Port protected by a breakwater.
4 Aug 11

Ven island

29nm
157°
The Ven island is situated between Denmark and Sweeden in the Oresund sound.
28 Sep 10

Hirtshals - DK

23nm
247°
Hirtshals Lighthouse1 January 1863 Hirtshals lighted beacon, which had taken the entire 2.5 years to build. Construction of the lighthouse was the culmination of a plan from 1854 when it was decided first to move the Skagen lighthouse and partly to build a new lighthouse at Hirtshals. ...
15 Dec 09

Hamneskär

28nm
70°
The lighthouse at Pater Noster, situated at Hamneskär, has been in use since 1868 and was switch off 1977. The construction in cast iron is design by the famous Nils Gustaf von Heidenstam.
2 Aug 11

Hals

45nm
193°
Small port .
4 Aug 11

Vinga

31nm
101°
Vinga - The gateway to Westsweden
Information, slideshows and sounds from Vinga. (In Swedish). Select bilder to view the slideshows. More on this lighthouse on www.vinga.net/vi.htm
15 Apr 09

Marstrand

31nm
73°
Small port.
29 Jul 11

Hunnebostrand

46nm
26°
Small port.
29 Jul 11

Ursholmen

66nm
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20 Apr 09

Fjallbacka

55nm
21°
Small port.
29 Jul 11

Grenaa Havn

79nm
173°
Small port protected by a breakwater.
4 Aug 11
Local Area

Kattegat

The Kattegat  or Kattegatt  is the sea area bounded by the Jutland peninsula and the Straits islands of Denmark .The main islands of the Kattegat are Samsø, Læsø and Anholt, where the latter two, due to their dry summer climate, are referred to as the Danish desert belt. ...
25 Jul 11

NE Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's oceanic divisions; with a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometres (41.1 million square miles), it covers approximately one-fifth of the Earth's surface.
The Atlantic Ocean has irregular coasts indented by numerous ...
31 Jul 11
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