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The Gefion Fountain
Copenhagen

The Gefion Fountain is made by the sculptor Anders Bundgaard in 1897-1908. The fountain illustrate the myth about the goddess Gefion. The Swedish king Gylfi offered her as much land as she could plow in one day and one night. She tranformed her four jötnar (giants) son into bulls, and they plowed all the land that is now the Danish island of Sealand out of the Swedish soil.

Next to the fountain you find the Anglican church in Copenhagen, St. Alban's Church. 

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Uploaded: 28/05/2009
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Tags: norse mytology; gefion; fountain; st. alban church; copenhagen; denmark
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