The Oak of the Forest Ranger


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Skovfogedegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune
Jægersborg Dyrehave. Skovfogedegen.
55;46.747N+12;35.369E  (position verified 20-11-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.77911 12.58948    Guide

Data:
Girth: 7,08 meter
Diameter: 2,25 meter

Maximum age:
550

Minimum age:
415

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Danish Hunting and Forestry Museum: etching B973-5, 74-10, 678

Comments:
Figures from the 1850s, age based on Fig. 1, Holten 1998, Dansk Dendrol. Årsskr. 26.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.kulturarv.dk/kid/VisKunstner.do?kunstnerId=2685

Reference:
Vaupell, C. 1863
De Danske Skove, side 309pp, P.G. Philipsen Forlag. København.

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (17-11-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (20-11-2008)

Images:
© Knud Ib Christensen 2008 - Axel Schovelin   Click    Click