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Ingeniørlandskabet

The engineering landscape is a part of the cultural landscape but is unique in that modern engineering makes it possible for humans to control the landscape like never before.

All along the Danish West Coast groynes (DK: Høfde) have been built. 113 groynes from Høfde Q in the South to Høfde 96 in the North slows the erosion of the coast (more on groynes).

On Harboøre Tange, like many other places in Denmark, people combat coastal erosion by “beach nourishment” where sand and gravel, collected on the bottom of the North Sea, replaces the sediment lost to the waves. A video with more info about the engineering landscape is located below.