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A picture of the Lillebælt in Denmark

The Little Belt or Small Belt (Danish:Lillebælt) is a strait between the Danish island of Funen and the Jutland Peninsula. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 209 KB)A picture of the lillebælt in Denmark ( Little Belt ) This image was taken by Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason on 2004-04-07 (the exiftags are wrong using a 3MegaCam camera. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 209 KB)A picture of the lillebælt in Denmark ( Little Belt ) This image was taken by Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason on 2004-04-07 (the exiftags are wrong using a 3MegaCam camera. ... Simplified diagram A strait is a narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of water, and thus lies between two land masses. ... Funen (Danish: Fyn) is the second largest island of Denmark, it has a population of 445,000 people. ... Jutland Peninsula Jutland (Danish: Jylland, German: Jütland) is a peninsula in northern Europe that forms the continental part of Denmark and a northern part of Germany, dividing the North Sea from the Baltic Sea. ...


The belt is about 50km long and 800m to 28km wide, the maximum depth is approximately 75m. Numerous small islands are located within the belt. A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... The metre (Commonwealth English) or meter (American English) (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ...


Two bridges cross the belt, the Old Little Belt bridge and the New Little Belt bridge. This article is about the edifice. ... The bridge seen from Snoghøj The Little Belt Bridge, also known as The Old Little Belt Bridge, is a truss bridge over the Little Belt strait in Denmark. ... The New Little Belt Bridge is a suspension bridge in Denmark. ...


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Little Belt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (97 words)
The Little Belt or Small Belt (Danish:Lillebælt) is a strait between the Danish island of Funen and the Jutland Peninsula.
The belt is about 50km long and 800m to 28km wide, the maximum depth is approximately 75m.
Two bridges cross the belt, the Old Little Belt bridge and the New Little Belt bridge.
Little Belt Bridge (1970) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (221 words)
The New Little Belt Bridge (Nye Lillebæltsbro) is a suspension bridge that crosses the Little Belt strait between Jylland (Jutland) and the island of Fyn (Funen).
The New Little Belt Bridge was built from 1965 to 1970.
The bridge was constructed to alleviate congestion on the Old Little Belt Bridge due to the increasing car traffic between Jylland, Fyn, and Sjælland (Zealand).
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