The Oak of Niels Ebbesen


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Niels Ebbesens Eg

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Midtjylland, Århus Kommune
Nørreris Skov, Nørreris Voldsted. Niels Ebbesens Eg.
56;13.763N+10;02.672E  (position verified 13-04-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
56.22938 10.04453    Guide

Data:
Height : 21 meter
Girth: 5,4 meter
Diameter: 1,72 meter
Crown: 16 meter

Maximum age:
340

Minimum age:
230

Status:
dead

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

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=5275

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  (20-11-2007)

Images:
© Axel Schovelin - Nordahl Grove   Click    Click