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Ice Age Stone

Otfried Wagenbreth
c. 1975

Gotha /  Eiszeitstein   Gotha /  Eiszeitstein


Findling transported during the last ice age on a block grey granodiorite from Oberlausitz.
On the front is a metal plaque with a map of the German Democratic Republic on with the southern border of the glaciers during the Quaternary - the so-called 'Feuersteinlinie' - is represented: "südgrenze des skandinavischen inlandeises im quartär" On the initiative of the geologist Otfried Wagenbreth in the GDR during around 1975 such monuments were erected on 13 locations along this border: Wernigerode, Blankenburg, Friedrichsbrunn, Stolberg, Gotha, Erfurt, Weimar, Jena-Lobeda, Weida, Zwickau, Chemnitz, Bad Schandau und Oybin.


Monogram GN


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Location (N 50°56'35" - E 10°42'17")

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Item Code: deth109; Photograph: 11 October 2018
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