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|Holger Henrik Herholdt Drachmann (October 9, 1846 – January 14, 1908), was a Danish poet and dramatist. He is an outstanding figure of the Modern Break-Through.|
The son of Dr AG Drachmann, whose family was of German extraction, he was born in Copenhagen. Owing to the early death of his Danish mother, the child was left much to his own devices and developed a fondness for semi-poe...
|When you have passed the city Skagen you can drive up to the utmost north east point of Denmark where the Germans made some fortifications to defence and to control the entrance of the Baltic sea.|
Along the road Nr. 40 just outside Skagen you see a camping/holiday resort.
You can start at the beach and do your search in the direction of the lighthouse. You will encounter ...
|The lighthouse "Skagen West" Was build in 1956.|
It contains no control room but it's remotely controled from a comand post in "Skagen Fyr" (57°44'7.91"N 10°37'49.56"E)
|The lighthouse "Skagen Fyr" is 46 meters tall and was built in 1858. |
The rotating lens weighs a little more than 2,000 Kg is resting on mercury, the light source is a 400 Watt sodium light bulb. It can be seen 20 nautical miles away.
|Skagen Radar Station|
The 2D Military radar has been operational since 1978 and is part of NATOs radar coverage program.
|A new species of mini-dinosaur has been unearthed at this quarry at Oker, Germany.|
The creature was of the sauropod type - that group of long-necked, four-footed herbivores that were the largest of all the dinosaurs.
But at just 1.7 to 6.2metres in length, this animal was considerably smaller than its huge cousins.
It is thought that the Jurassic species evolved its small f...
|South of Franklin, a mile east of Highway 31 on County Road 400S is the grave of Nancy Barnett. And I do mean ON the county road, smack dab in the middle of it. At one time her grave was surrounded by other graves, but a path through the family plot eventually became a road and the other graves were moved. Her son refused to let her grave be disturbed, and at that time it wasnÕt in the way much...||12/20/2006||671|
|The exact place of Gainsbourg 's grave, an extremely famous singer in France and buried in the Montparnasse'cemetery in 1991. For fans....||08/29/2005||399|
|Barclodiad y Gawres (Welsh for apronful of the giantess) is a Neolithic burial chamber two miles north-west of Aberffraw on the island of Anglesey in North Wales, and on the Anglesey Coastal Path. It is an example of a cruciform passage grave, a notable feature being its decorated stones. It is cared for by the Welsh heritage organisation Cadw.|
|Lieutenant James Gerald Marshall-Cornwall was commanding a tank when he was shot by a German sniper and buried on the spot. After the war the landowner gave the ground to the young officer's father, who requested that the grave site should not be disturbed. The CWGC erected a headstone on the soldier's grave, and the family added a memorial behind. This is the smallest military cemetery in Norm...||08/14/2009||324|
|Jim Morrison's Grave in Paris, Pere Lachaise cementary.||07/18/2007||654|
|Noor Jahan was the beloved wife of Emperor Jahangir. Her actual grave is located in a dark basement alongwith another grave which is of her daughter Ladli Begum (from her first husband - Ali Quli Khan Sher Afgann)|