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Seaweed protected kitchen gardens

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A strange dike runs parallel to the coast road in Ebeltoft. Built of seaweed, it probably dates back to the early 18th century. Back then, the dike protected some of the market town's vital plots of land and kitchen gardens against flooding. The dike was…

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The seaweed used for the dikes in Ebeltoft was eelgrass. It is found along the coastline in most…

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Building materials from the sea

The seaweed used for the dikes in Ebeltoft was eelgrass. It is found along the coastline in most…

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