GEOSITES IN DENMARK
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.
Photo: Ole Malling, Connecting spit at Knudshoved Odde
Within this theme there are four GeoSites.
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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: Sunday 07. Dec. 2007 Erik Nygaard