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Theme 5: Holocene coastal development

The dynamic coastal development in Denmark is outstanding in its variety, exemplifying ongoing coastal development, since the last glaciation, in unconsolidated sediments.

Theme Knudshoved Odde  

Photo: Ole Malling, Connecting spit at Knudshoved Odde  

Within this theme there are four GeoSites.

GeoSites are:
Skagens Odde (GS 5-1) representing rapid building of a spit during regression.
Sydfynske Øhav (GS 5-2) representing gradual drowning of the archipelago during transgression.

Supplementary GeoSites to Theme 5 are:

Vadehavet (GS 5-3)
Anholt and Østerrev (GS 5-5)


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