The Oak of Vaupell


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Vaupells Eg

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune
Jægersborg Dyrehave. Vaupells Eg.
55;47.940N+12;34.907E  (position verified 09-05-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.79900 12.58178    Guide

Data:
Girth: 6,08 meter
Diameter: 1,93 meter

Maximum age:
430

Minimum age:
320

Status:
dead

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Vaupell (1863: 133): one of the most beautiful Oaks in the Deer Park ...The strongly contorted trunk can be seen far up in the large crown. Danish Hunting and Forestry Museum, litography 692.

Comments:
Figures from 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  (21-11-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (21-11-2008)

Images:
© Knud Ib Christensen 2008 - Nordahl Grove   Click    Click