29-Apr-2002 -- After having visited the offshore point 57°N/8°E we proceeded
from the Skagerrak (Skaw) through the Kattegat and the Store Bælt (Great
Belt) into the Baltic Sea.
We passed Langeland Island on the 29th April at sunrise.
Langeland ("Long Island") is a long narrow island
extending almost exactly N-S and is situated between the Danish Islands of
Fyn and Lolland. The capital of Langeland is Rudkøbing, and that of Lolland
At sunrise we were at the confluence. According to the
GPS we were a 39 m in the NE of the confluence.
Denmark is full of wind rotors for generating electricity. On Lolland we can see some.
On a ship work starts at sunrise. Here seaman Ronald
from the Philippines is cleaning the navigating bridge.