Climate and landscape changes over 10,000 years

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From Arctic tundra to tidy field

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Kjeld Borch Vesth
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Kjeld Borch Vesth

Drifting dunes plague local farmers

As the sand continued to blow in from the sea, it became increasingly difficult to farm the land,…

Erland Porsmose
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Erland Porsmose

Two unequal halves

The Øster Hjermmitslev manor is called Hjermitslevgård. The main building was built in the 16th…

Henning Ringgaard Lauridsen
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Henning Ringgaard Lauridsen

Dreamers on the heath

In 1913, Kongenshus Heath became the arena for a rather strange menagerie. A wealthy businessman…

Henning Ringgaard Lauridsen
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Henning Ringgaard Lauridsen

Silver tongue gives the Germans a licking

It was 9 April 1940 in the morning and the German troops rolled across the border to Denmark. By…

Søren Bitsch Christensen
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Søren Bitsch Christensen

Fine lace – hard work

Say the word lace" and Danes think of Tønder. Visit the Drøhses House museum, and a world of…

Peter Bavnshøj
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Peter Bavnshøj

The little grey Ferguson

Mechanic and inventor Harry Ferguson (1884-1960) from Northern Ireland developed this tractor in…

Morten Pedersen
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Morten Pedersen

Queen of the Liim Fiord

When the Vikings' gateway to the North Sea closed, the Liim Fiord area became a closed system …

Lise Andersen
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Lise Andersen

One percent more of Denmark

Internally, we have to make up for our external losses," wrote Hans Peter Holst in 1872. These…

Inger Lauridsen
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Inger Lauridsen

The myth about The sworn road" "

The field man scheme existed for some time into the 20th century. Today, the field man's house…

Inger Lauridsen
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Inger Lauridsen

Shipping magnate bails out marshland houses

Living as they do beside the Wadden Sea, the residents of Ballum have always faced the regular…

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