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Glacial erratics on and around Rügen

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This is a list of erratics on and around Rügen – the largest island off the Baltic coast of Germany. [1]

40 relations: Baltic Sea, Bornholm, Buskam, Cape Arkona, Cliffed coast, Coastal erosion, Coastal management, Cobblestone, Cubic metre, Göhren, Rügen, Geotope, Glacial erratic, Glacial series, Glacial stream, Harbor, Ice age, Ice divide, Jasmund, Jasmund National Park, Lobbe, Lohme, Möwenstein (Ummanz), Megalith, Millstone, Moraine, Nardevitz Erratic, Natural monument, Naturschutzgebiet, Neolithic, Prussia Columns, Quarry, Rügen, Rock (geology), Rugard, Sassnitz, Schwanenstein, Siebenschneiderstein, Till, Ummanz, Weichselian glaciation.

Baltic Sea

The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany and the North and Central European Plain.

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Bornholm

Bornholm (Burgundaholmr) is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, to the east of the rest of Denmark, south of Sweden, northeast of Germany and north of the westernmost part of Poland.

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Buskam

The Buskam, also Buhskam or Buskamen is a large glacial erratic boulder, 325 metres off the coast of Göhren, Rügen, northern Germany.

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Cape Arkona

Cape Arkona is a 45-metre-high cape on the island of Rügen in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Cliffed coast

A cliffed coast, also called an abrasion coast, is a form of coast where the action of marine waves has formed steep cliffs that may or may not be precipitous.

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Coastal erosion

Coastal erosion is the wearing away of material from a coastal profile including the removal of beach, sand dunes, or sediment by wave action, tidal currents, wave currents, drainage or high winds (see also beach evolution).

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Coastal management

Coastal management is defence against flooding and erosion, and techniques that stop erosion to claim lands.

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Cobblestone

Cobblestone is a natural building material based on cobble-sized stones, and is used for pavement roads, streets, and buildings.

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Cubic metre

The cubic metre (in British English and international spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures) or cubic meter (in American English) is the SI derived unit of volume.

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Göhren, Rügen

Göhren is a municipality in the Vorpommern-Rügen district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

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Geotope

Geotope is the geological component of the abiotic matrix present in an ecotope.

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Glacial erratic

Indian Rock in the Village of Montebello, New York A glacial erratic is a piece of rock that differs from the size and type of rock native to the area in which it rests.

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Glacial series

The glacial series refers to a particular sequence of landforms in Central Europe that were formed during the Pleistocene glaciation beneath the ice sheets, along their margins and on their forelands during each glacial advance.

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Glacial stream

A glacial stream is a channelized accumulation of liquid water which flow in a channel formed by a glacier.

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Harbor

A harbor or harbour (see spelling differences; synonyms: wharves, haven) is a sheltered body of water where ships, boats, and barges can be docked.

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Ice age

An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.

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Ice divide

An ice divide is the boundary on an ice sheet, ice cap or glacier separating opposing flow directions of ice, analogous to a water divide.

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Jasmund

Jasmund is a peninsula of the island of Rügen in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

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Jasmund National Park

The Jasmund National Park (German: Nationalpark Jasmund) is a nature reserve on the Jasmund peninsula, in the northeast of Rügen island in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

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Lobbe

Lobbe is a surname which may refer to.

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Lohme

Lohme is a municipality in the Vorpommern-Rügen district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

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Möwenstein (Ummanz)

The Möwenstein is a glacial erratic that was transported south from the area of the present-day island of Bornholm by the ice sheet during the last glaciation.

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Megalith

A megalith is a large stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument, either alone or together with other stones.

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Millstone

Millstones or mill stones are stones used in gristmills, for grinding wheat or other grains.

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Moraine

A moraine is any glacially formed accumulation of unconsolidated glacial debris (regolith and rock) that occurs in both currently and formerly glaciated regions on Earth (i.e. a past glacial maximum), through geomorphological processes.

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Nardevitz Erratic

The Nardevitz Erratic (Findling Nardevitz), also called the Great Rock of Nardewitz (Großer Stein von Nardevitz), is one of the largest glacial erratics in North Germany.

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Natural monument

A natural monument is a natural or natural/cultural feature of outstanding or unique value because of its inherent rarity, representative of aesthetic qualities or cultural significance.

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Naturschutzgebiet

A Naturschutzgebiet (abbreviated NSG) is a category of protected area (nature reserve) within Germany's Federal Nature Conservation Act (the Bundesnaturschutzgesetz or BNatSchG).

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Neolithic

The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Prussia Columns

The Prussia Columns (Preußensäulen) are two monuments, over high, that were erected in the years 1854 and 1855 by order of the Prussian king, Frederick William IV on the southeast coast of the German island of Rügen near Neukamp and Groß Stresow.

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Quarry

A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground.

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Rügen

Rügen (also lat. Rugia; Ruegen) is Germany's largest island by area.

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Rock (geology)

Rock or stone is a natural substance, a solid aggregate of one or more minerals or mineraloids.

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Rugard

The Rugard, at, is the highest elevation in the central region of the German Baltic Sea island of Rügen.

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Sassnitz

Sassnitz (before 1993 in Saßnitz) is a town on the Jasmund peninsula, Rügen Island, in the Federal State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

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Schwanenstein

The Schwanenstein is a glacial erratic on the island of Rügen in Germany.

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Siebenschneiderstein

The Siebenschneiderstein (Söbenschniedersteen) is a glacial erratic on the island of Rügen.

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Till

Closeup of glacial till. Note that the larger grains (pebbles and gravel) in the till are completely surrounded by the matrix of finer material (silt and sand), and this characteristic, known as ''matrix support'', is diagnostic of till. Glacial till with tufts of grass Till or glacial till is unsorted glacial sediment.

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Ummanz

The island of Ummanz lies in the Baltic Sea, off the west coast of the island of Rügen, and belongs, like the latter, to the county of Vorpommern-Rügen in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.

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Weichselian glaciation

"Weichselian glaciation" is the local name of the last glacial period and its associated glaciation in Northern Europe.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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Erratics on and around Rügen, Glacial erratics on and around Rugen.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glacial_erratics_on_and_around_Rügen

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