Micro Panorama Thumbnail for Social Sharing Sites

WorldWidePanoramaPeople Events

hover for menu International Year of Forests ◀ Prev Next ▶

Carsten T. Rees

Middle Gorge of the Wutach

Carsten T. Rees

Little Forest on Spiekeroog Island

Spiekeroog, East Frisian Islands, Germany

August 29th 2012, 10:36 CEST

Loading panorama viewer ...

© 2012 Carsten T. Rees, All Rights Reserved.

Caption

You would not exactly expect a forest on a Frisian Island in the Wadden Sea, would you? Well then! In the 1860s a forestry director from Hanover came to the island as a tourist and decided to plant some pines, birch and oak trees there. The locals from the island followed his example so by now there really exists a small forest on the island.

Yes, it is a very little forest. But then again – who would expect a forest on a Frisian Island anyhow?

Location

Europe / Germany

Lat: 53° 46' 23.54" N
Long: 7° 42' 41.19" E

Elevation: 6 m

→ maps.google.com [EXT]

Precision is: Unknown / Undeclared.

OpenStreetMap: © OpenStreetMap contributors

Equipment

Canon EOS 5D MKII, Canon 15mm, Nodal Ninja R1, DXO, PTGui Pro, Photoshop
hover for menu International Year of Forests ◀ Prev Next ▶

PLEASE RESPECT THE ARTIST’S WORK. All images are copyright by the individual photographers, unless stated otherwise. Use in any way other than viewing on this web site is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the individual photographer. If you're interested in using a panorama, be it for non-profit or commercial purposes, please contact the individual photographer. The WWP can neither negotiate for, nor speak on behalf of its participants. The overall site is copyright by the World Wide Panorama Foundation, a California Public Benefit Corporation.