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I think this picture looks like a moon landscape In all its peculiarity and beauty! (Some may also be able to get associations of a woman's breast)
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I think this picture looks like a moon landscape In all its peculiarity and beauty! (Some may also be able to get associations of a woman's breast)
On a hike at Råbjerg Mile there may be a risk of walking in swarm sand. But you can not put yourself in big danger. A man of 100 kilos can sink to the knees. It is good to be aware of your journey, then you will not get a shock if you go into the muddy sand

I visited it on Friday 8. December 2017 together with my husband, brother and sister in-law. Due the very windy winter weather, there were no other people. It's the largest moving dune in Northern Europe with an area of around 2 km2 (0.4 mi2) and a height of 40 m (130 ft) above sea level. It is also the only major stretch of migrating dunes in Denmark. The dune contains a total of 4 million m3 of sand. The wind moves it in a North-Easterly direction up to 18 metres (59 ft) a year. The dune leaves a low, moist layer of sand behind it, trailing back westwards towards Skagerrak, where the Mile originally formed more than 300 years ago.

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3 Comments |
joeyg
 
joeyg July 09, 2019
Beautiful work
robiecagle
 
robiecagle August 02, 2019
I love it, it is a wonderful shot. And yes, there is definitely an association with the female for here. A beautiful and serene picture. Thanks for sharing.
WBWalker Platinum
 
WBWalker November 03, 2021
This is astoundingly beautiful. The colors are gorgeous, and the way they ombre together is absolutely mesmerizing. Thank you for sharing this with us!
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Behind The Lens

Location

I am very fascinated by nature and I want to tell you a story about Råbjerg Mile. I visited it on Friday 8. December 2017 together with my husband, brother and sister in-law. Due the very windy winter weather, there were no other people. It's the largest moving dune in Northern Europe with an area of around 2 km2 (0.4 mi2) and a height of 40 m (130 ft) above sea level. It is also the only major stretch of migrating dunes in Denmark. The dune contains a total of 4 million m3 of sand. The wind moves it in a North-Easterly direction up to 18 metres (59 ft) a year. The dune leaves a low, moist layer of sand behind it, trailing back westwards towards Skagerrak, where the Mile originally formed more than 300 years ago.

Time

in the morning

Lighting

To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour. Quote by William Blake. If you arrive early in the morning, you'll find that the sand absorbs sound, so the silence is overwhelming. If you happen to visit when it is windy like today, however, you can hear the wind's constant whistling as it whips across the desert-like landscape of Råbjerg Mile. In this landscape, most of which resembles a desert, you can see the sand roll, fly, jump and dance. The sand makes it impossible for vegetation to thrive and grow here.

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Inspiration

I think this picture looks like a moon landscape In all its peculiarity and beauty! On a hike at Råbjerg Mile there may be a risk of walking in swarm sand. But you can not put yourself in big danger. A man of 100 kilos can sink to the knees. It is good to be aware of your journey, then you will not get a shock if you go into the muddy sand.

Editing

Yes

In my camera bag

Different lenses

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There are more atoms in a single grain of sand than grains of sand on earth. When you go for a walk in this North Jutland desert you can once in a while spot patterns of dark sand. It is sand that is rich in heavy metals and not oil, as some will believe. There were lots of these unique patterns when I was there. The locals calls heavy sand for a more poetic name, Exactly: "star dust!" The heavy sand weighs more than the white quartz sand, and therefore it is deposited together in strips or stains.Heavy sand contains heavy minerals (The dark sand) such as magnetite, ilmenite og titanium. There can even be gold in heavy sand. but in very small concentrations. The most common Danish coastal land is quite White and contains almost only quartz which is one of the hardest and most resistant minerals.Quartz and heavy sand form beautiful patterns on the shore and on the Mile. Because they behave in different ways in the waves and in the Wind and therefore deposited in different places

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