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sladys
10-21-2007, 08:53 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile27391/Misthusum---a-village-gone.htm>Misthusum - a village gone</a></b><br><br>Misthusum was a small village build in the 12th centurz on 8 hills and contained 12 marchfarms. The village was destroyed by the big flood on october 11th. 1634. The worst ever at the danish west coast. It was called &quot;the giant mandrowing&quot;.<br />
44 people drowned including all animals.<br />
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Later some of the farms were reconstructed but 1814 the last family left. The only left buildin from the village is the small hut.<br><br><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/657319hus.jpg>

sladys
10-21-2007, 08:56 AM
To show how high th water stood at the flood in 1634 is here a photo of the flood-pole in Ribe.
The upper ring marks the water level. 4 meters over normal level.

http://www.geografforbundet.dk/vejret/grafik/ribe00.jpg