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august 2004
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august 2004

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Location description

On the westernmost point of Denmark you can find pieces of amber on the beach. In the iceages the amber was deposited in the sandlayers offshore. Because of storms and currents the amber is often washed up on the beach.

In Oksbøl is an amber museum.

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The cape is located northwest of Esbjerg at the Danish westcoast.

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You can find amber from the Eocene (part of the Paleogene period).

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Museum: Oksbøl Ravmuseet


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