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|Charlotte Amalie was the second largest city in the danish kingdom in 1850.|
It was the capital in the danish West Indian Islands on St. Thomas.
There are many buildings from the danish colony time from 1672 untill 1917 when St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix were sold to the USA for 25 mio US Dollar after a public voting.
Special for Charlotte Amalie is that they still use ...
|These replicas of the danish islands Lolland and Falster you can find at the playground of Knuthenborg Safari Park.||04/22/2007||318|
|From Wikipedia: The North Frisian Islands are a group of islands in the Wadden Sea, a part of the North Sea, off the western coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany and Jutland, Denmark. The German-ruled islands are part of the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park and the Kreis (district) of Nordfriesland. The Danish-ruled isl...||08/13/2005||1,099|
|Windward Islands are the southern islands of the Lesser Antilles. They are called such because they are more windward than the Leeward Islands, given that the prevailing winds in the area blow north.||08/11/2005||579|
|The Leeward Islands are the northern islands of the Lesser Antilles. They are called "leeward" because the prevailing winds in the area blow from south to north. Thus, the Leeward Islands are downwind, on the backside, or leeward from the Windward Islands, the group of islands that first meet the Trade Winds coming from the south.||08/11/2005||689|
|Or just Frilandsmuseum is a museum under the danish national museum showing dayly life in Denmark from 1850 to 1950. It contain farms, houses and mills from all partts of Denmark including old danish areas in northern Germany, southern Sweden and the Faroe Islands. Also agricultural animals are shown.|
The museum is one of the oldest and biggest in the world and is 86 acres big.
|Galapagos Islands map overlay|
The Galapagos Islands are found 1000 kilometres (600 miles) off the west coast of Ecuador, South America. The archipelago is made up of 13 large islands, 6 smaller islands and 107 rocks and islets. The very first island is thought to have formed between 5 and 10 million years ago, as a result of tectonic activity. The youngest islands, Isabela and Fernandina...
|Hawaiian Islands (historically the Sandwich Islands) in the Pacific Ocean. All of the Islands were formed by volcanoes arising from the sea floor through a vent described in geological theory as a hotspot.||08/15/2005||845|
|This museum shows the work of the danish resistance movements during the german occupation from april 9. 1940 until may 5. 1945.|
The museum is a part of the danish National Museum.
Outside at the entrance you can see a home made armoured vehicle used by the danish resistance.
|Tranquebar was a danish colony from 1620 to 1845 with Fort Dansborg to protect Tranquebar. It was the second largest fortification in the danish kingdom after Helsingoer (Elsingore) on the danish island Zealand.|
Tranquebar was sold to the UK in 1845.
|This is the site of the danish operation bunker and is located in the forest of Marselisborg south of Aarhus.|
From here the waters around Denmark is controlled by the danish navy and all rescue opeations with the danish Navy Homeguard, Airforce and Navy as support.
The giant antenna is a landmark and some call it the clothes-drier because of it's shape
|Japan, a country of islands, extends along the eastern or Pacific coast of Asia (Sea of Japen). The main islands, running from north to south.||08/25/2005||755|