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Fehmarn

 

an island in the western Baltic Sea, between Kiel and Mecklenburg bays. Population, 13,300 (1969). The island belongs to the Federal Republic of Germany. It covers 185 sq km in area and rises to a maximum elevation of 27 m. Fehmarn Island is separated from the mainland by the Fehmarnsund, a sound measuring approximately 1 km in width that is spanned by a bridge. The island is linked by railroad ferry with the island of Lolland, which belongs to Denmark.

Fringed by broad, sandy beaches, Fehmarn Island has several summer seaside health resorts. Grains and sugar beets are cultivated on the island and sheep are raised. There is also fishing.

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During the first demonstration at Putlos military training ground near Fehmarn, the radar, as a 'mobile platform' on board the US destroyer USS James E Williams, detected live fire in the form of very low flying Milan anti-tank missiles launched from the mainland.
Cargo Lately Laden on Board The Fehmarn (Owners) v Fehmarn (Owners), [1958] 1 WLR 159 at 162, [1958] 1 All ER 333 (CA (Eng)):
Concerns rose earlier this year when two suspected asylum seekers from Syria and Afghanistan attacked and robbed a man wearing a skullcap on the northern island of Fehmarn, a crime the local prosecutor treats as anti-Semitic.
I FIRST SAW ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER'S Coastal Landscape on Fehmarn, ca.
However, Denmark is still tied up in knots as it is considering the same financing model to fund another major project: the Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link.
ON's strategy of "less capital, more value", the German group said, adding it would keep 20% in the wind farm, located on the Baltic Sea between the German island of Fehmarn and the Danish island of Lolland, and continue to operate it for the remaining lifetime.
ONa[euro](tm)s strategy of a[euro]oeless capital, more valuea[euro], the German group said, adding it would keep 20% in the wind farm, located on the Baltic Sea between the German island of Fehmarn and the Danish island of Lolland, and continue to operate it for the remaining lifetime.
7billion project will link the Danish island of Lolland and the German island of Fehmarn.
The SBS shipping and hinterland transport market has been extensively investigated as part of the Oresund and Fehmarn Belt infrastructure projects.
Davos was not Kirchner's first taste of the restorative powers of nature, during the Brucke years he had spent idyllic summers on the German island of Fehmarn, which he imagined as a sort of Baltic Tahiti, painting nude figures striding and splashing in the waves or draped over rocks in a Rousseauesque return to nature.
This book details the findings of a group of academics responsible for defining and analyzing the development opportunities following the opening of the fixed Fehmarnbelt link, a proposed submerged tunnel intended to connect the offshore German island of Fehmarn with Denmark's island of Lolland.
The structure will link the Danish isle of Lolland and Germany's Fehmarn isle (each of which is already connected by bridges to their respective nations).