2-Miilepælen - Holte, Denmark
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member ArktiS
N 55° 48.127 E 012° 28.737
33U E 341983 N 6186932
Quick Description: [EN] 2-Miilepælen is located in Holte, Denmark. [DA] 2-Miilepælen står i Holte.
Location: Denmark
Date Posted: 8/3/2009 4:49:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM6XRM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 35

Long Description:

[EN] Once upon a time this 2-Mile Pole by the foot of Geels Hill in Holte was used by the Royal Danish Mail as an important information- and navigation aid as it marks a distance of ‘2 Miil’ (old Danish measure where 1 miil equals apx. 4.7 mi) from Nørreport in Copenhagen which already in 1778 when the pole originally was installed was an important node in the transport-infrastructure.

The original mile pole deteriorated as time went by. The present mile pole was installed in 1996.

[DA] Der var engang da denne 2-Miilepæl ved foden af Geels Bakke i Holte blev brugt af Det Kongelige Postvæsen som et vigtigt informations- og navigationsredskab fordi den markerer afstanden ‘2 Miil’ (gammel dansk måleenhed hvor 1 miil svarer ca. til 7,5 km) fra Nørreport, som også dengang i 1778, hvor pælen oprindeligt blev opsat, var et betydningsfuldt knudepunkt i transport-infrastrukturen.

Den oprindelige milepæl forvitrede med tiden. Den nuværende milepæl blev opsat i 1996.

Condition: Immaculate

Date placed: 01/01/1778

Material: Stone

Inscription:
2 Miil


Name of road: Kongevejen (King's Road)

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