The Oaks on the Alter of Odin


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Egene på Odins Alter

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Nordjylland, Mariagerfjord Kommune
Tinderup Krat. Egene på Odins Alter.
56;36.070N+09;42.284E  (position verified 26-10-2009)

Google Earth coordinates:
56.60117 9.70473    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
According to the legend The Oaks on the Alter of Odin have lost their leave because the heaten hang so many victimsas religious sacrifices in the trees

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.ancient-astronomy.dk/febmaa01.htm

Reference:
Siemonsen, J.D. 2009
Helligdomstræet ved Rø, Bornholm
Personlig indrapportering

Reported by:
Siemonsen, Jørgen D.  (26-10-2009)

Validation:
Well documented  (26-10-2009)