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Chalk and limestone quarries

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See and visit The South Coast of Denmark’s fascinating chalk and limestone quarries. 

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Faxe Kalkbrud (Limestone quarry)

In the middle of Zealand is Faxe limestone quarry - a piece of Danish history that has had great significance millions of years ago!

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Boesdal Quarry
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Boesdal Quarry

Boesdal Quarry was closed in the late 70s and Stevns municipality later took over ownership.

In 2010, a group of local fire souls of Stevns to utilize the area better and simultaneously provide maint...

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Holtug chalk quarry
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Holtug chalk quarry

Until 1972, Holtug Chalk Quarry, was active. In 1991 the pit was sold to the state who made it into a designated area of outstanding natural beauty.

In the pit you can find a broad variety of rare and ...

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Go fossil hunting!

Go fossil hunting in The South Coast of Denmark’s huge chalk layers and find relics of the past that have been there for millions of years. 

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