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Vesborg - DK

Vesborg - DK

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Vesborg Lighthouse

Samsø

Scenic conspicuous Samsø lighthouse located on the old medieval voldsted Vesborg on Samsø southwest corner. In the middle of mounds built Mon lighthouse in 1857-58, where parts of the old moat lies around the lighthouse. It was built while Skagen gray lighthouse of architec N.S. Nebelong. The 19 meter high lighthouse is built in red brick on a plinth of granite. The tower was plastered and then whitewashed white.

By: Holger Novotny Thomsen

          

30/09/2010
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Tunø Kirke * Fyr - DK

11nm
341°
Tunø Church
Tunø church listed in young gothic time (c. 1300). It is in the late Gothic period has been extended with a porch, west tower and a choir extension eastward. At the same time were inserted cross vault  in the original building, the church received its stepped ...
15 Dec 09

Revsnæs - DK

10nm
98°
Revsnæs LighthouseWest of KalundborgRevsnæs lighthouse was built in 1844. After England 1807-14 war ships were increasingly way through the Great Belt and from the Baltics. Thereby avoiding the healthy to pay customs at Helsingør. In 1830 sent the 12 skippers in vain a letter to ...
22 Sep 10

Sletterhage - DK

19nm
356°
Sletterhage LighthouseHelgenæsOn the soutwestern ornaments of Helgenæs is Sletterhage lighthouse. Located  off  the gulf of Århus, Århus Municipality had set up a lighthouse here already in 1872, and this lighthouse was taken over by Lighthouse-administration in ...
15 Dec 09

Kerteminde Marina

19nm
168°
Small port protected by a breakwater.
4 Aug 11

Kalundborg Vesthavnen

18nm
107°
Port protected by a breakwater.
4 Aug 11

Arhus

25nm
334°
Harbor protected by a breakwater.
4 Aug 11

Sprogø - DK

29nm
151°
Sprogø LighthouseThe first lighthouse on Sprogø was built by the postal services in 1809 for the demarcartion of the sea route between Sjælland and Fyn. In 1854 it took over lighthouse administration old post lighthouse, which in 1868 was replaced with the current good ...
15 Dec 09

Faaborg Marina

41nm
195°
Port.
4 Aug 11

Grenaa Havn

40nm
17°
Small port protected by a breakwater.
4 Aug 11

Aeroskobing

52nm
185°
Small port protected by a breakwater.
4 Aug 11

Hov - DK

39nm
159°
Hov LighthouseLangelandOn the east side of Langeland's northern tip, this completely unique little lighthouse but has been and is very important for ship traffic through the Great Belt. It was turned on 15 December 1893. It is listed in Hasle clinker in a so-called monier construction ...
15 Dec 09

Fornæs - DK

42nm
18°
Fornæs LighthouseGrenaaAfter England War 1807-14 was the marking of the Danish coasts to a halt. In 1830 lighthouse inspector C.A. Leth responsible for the Danish lighthouse. And he spent 1838-1839 two new lighthouse construction, first lighthouse at Hirsholmen and then lighthouse ...
15 Dec 09
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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