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Sjællands Odde

Summary
Sjællands Odde is a peninsula on the northwest coast of Zealand between the Kattegat and Sejerø Bay. From the outermost point of the peninsula, Gniben, a reef juts some out into the Kattegat. Geography In the Stone Age Sjællands Odde was a series of islands, but deposits over thousands of years have made it part of Zealand. Sjællands Odde is hilly at both ends, with the north side of the central section almost at sea level. The landscape is dotted with farms. The largest area of protected nature is Yderby Lyng on the south coast of the peninsula. History The naval Battle of Zealand Point was fought in the seas around here in 1808, resulting in the sinking of the Danish ship of the line Category:Prinds Christian Frederik. From the late 19th century until 1972m, Tderby Lyng on Sjællands Odde was used as a stone quarry. The stone and gravel was used in the construction of the Kiel Canal as well as Danish roads and railways. A small fishing harbour was establis
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