The Boulder of Rødjyde

RØDJYDE

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Rødjyde
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Temporary photo by Henrik J. Granat

This big boulder of Rødjyde is found on the beach near Hindsholm. The old names are Ryjyestenen and Rejyestenen.

Location: Dunhammeren 44, 5390 Martofte.
GPS: 55.546711, 10.619821.

Size: 2 metres high, 4 metres wide and 4 meters long. The circumference is  metres, while the estimate weight is  tons.

Meaning of the name: Red Jutlander.

Material: Haga granite.

Origin: Åland, Sweden.

Legend: According to the legend, Rødjyde was thrown in a garter by a giant woman (or a wizard) from the Sletten after Stubberup Church. The garter bursted and therefore the stone did not reach the church but fell on the edge of Langø.