The Thick Oak (= The Old Oak in Vejlskov)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Den Tykke Eg (= Den Gamle Eg i Vejlskov)

Alternative Danish names:
Den Gamle Eg i Vejlskov, Frederik VIIs Eg i Vejlskov

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Midtjylland, Odder Kommune
Vejlskov, nŠr Horsens Landevej, ca. 2 km S for Odder. Den Gamle Eg.
55;57.323N+10;09.186E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.95538 10.15310    Guide

Maximum age:
1000

Minimum age:
600

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Den Tykke Eg is protected and marked with a memorial stone erected by Emil v. Holstein-Rathlou, manor of Rathlousdal.

Comments:
Known generally as Den Gamle Eg.

Value:
PROTECTED, notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.cofman.com/danmark/attraktioner/naturomraader/midtostjylland/den-gaml

Reference:
Odder Turistbureau 2008
Den Gamle Eg
http://www.cofman.com/danmark/attraktioner/naturomraader/midtostjylland/den-gamle-eg.html

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (17-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (17-03-2008)