Sandbank with seal colony
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The sea sides of the megaripples north of Amrum are populated at their highest points again and again with small seal colonies. Here I have focused the motive on exactly this place and one sees on the small ripple structures … read more or write a comment …

At Amrumtief
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Different layers of sand form a patchwork of colors here, plus the green water of Amrumtief, the tideway east of the island of Amrum. The tideway can be recognized actually also only as Amrumtief, because navigation markings are clearly visible in … read more or write a comment …

Mega Ripple
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North of Amrum Odde lie these beautiful megaripples. Sand structures that are carried around a head of the island and then form arc-shaped sandbanks that follow each other.

Ripple
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North-east of Amrum Odde lie many sandbanks, which only emerge from the sea during low tide. These sandbanks, which lie close under the water surface for a long time, form these beautiful ripple structures on their surface. Here you can … read more or write a comment …

At the end of Amrum Odde
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At the northwestern end of Amrum Odde, a deep wadden tideway curves around the chain of dunes. If you look closely, you can see the prigs that mark the fairway around the Odde. What I find exciting about the megaripple structures … read more or write a comment …

Amrum — with Amrum Odde in golden light
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The longer we were in the air that evening, the more bands of clouds made themselves noticeable in the west over the North Sea — the sun only came into effect a little and the Wadden Sea looked mostly gray … read more or write a comment …

Norderoogsand
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The middle of the three outer sands in the Wadden Sea National Park and just as special. Since the 1990s, a new island is emerging in the northwest of the sand. At first, only dunes that overtopped most floods, now … read more or write a comment …

A (still existing) passage
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Between the Norderoogsand and the Japsand further north, there is still a tidal channel that drains the Hoogeloch. It is expected that it will silted up in the near future, because the Norderoogsand is expanding strongly to the north-east and … read more or write a comment …

Overflow at Norderoogsand
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The south coast of Nordoogsand has looked like this for many years. As I flew over here now, I remembered one of the seal safaris we had done between 2016 and 2019. That’s when we had mostly docked at this … read more or write a comment …

Tidal Basin Rummelloch
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Flying over the Süderoogsand the view opened to the east over the tidal basin of the Rummelloch. The Rummelloch is the tideway that separates the Süderoogsand from the Norderoogsand and runs along between Pellworm and Hallig Hooge. The tidal basin … read more or write a comment …

Süderoogsand
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Southwest of the island of Pellworm lies the largest of the 3 so-called outer sands of the North Frisian Wadden Sea, the Süderoogsand. Between Pellworm and the sand is Hallig Süderoog, which is inhabited by a small family of 4 … read more or write a comment …

Backside (of Süderoogsand)
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At the transition of the large outer sands to the tidal flats. The sun illuminates the sandy bottom, while the clouds are reflected on the still slightly overwashed mudflats. The two main colors in this motif alone impress me — … read more or write a comment …

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