"A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders." -Lord Dunzany

Erosion – a country is moving Westerly

The northern part of Jutland is at the mercy of the eroding forces from both wind and seas. The lanscape has changed radically the pas few hundred years – and continues to do so, as these pictures will show you. There isn’t much resistance in compacted sand…

A piece of driftwood worn and torn by the relentless tumbling of the North Sea and the sand

A piece of driftwood worn and torn by the relentless tumbling of the North Sea and the sand - HDR-photo

Eroding sandbanks by the sea

Eroding sandbanks by the sea

A piece of ancient peat (rich in carbon) revealed as the sand around it erodes

A piece of ancient peat (rich in carbon) revealed as the sand around it erodes

Frontside and backside of erosion - grass klinging on to the moving sand

Frontside and backside of erosion - grass klinging on to the moving sand

Not much resistance in these sand barrs against the wrath of the Northern Sea

Not much resistance in these sand barrs against the wrath of the Northern Sea

 

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