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Jul 4, 2014 - Rubjerg Knude

Today we headed south along the coast from Tornby Sands. Our first stop was on the cliffs just outside the old fishing village of Lønstrup. Here we found the remains of the Mârup Church. The church was built in 1250 and was 1km from the coast. The church was used until 1926 .For the last 300 years along this part of the coast there has been on average cliff erosion of 1.5 meters (4.9 ft) per year. Hence the church has been slowly moving towards the sea. Upon fears of the church eventual falling into the sea the church was dismantled leaving...

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