Helmersen rock field

JÄNESE, Hausma küla, Hiiumaa vald, Hiiu maakond

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Heilu rocks were first described and characterised by the Russian geologist Gregor Helmersen in 1871 and 1879. His name is also connected to rocks elsewhere in Estonia.
With over 80 rocks on the 0.5 hectare plot, carried to their location by glacial ice, geologist Gregor Helmersen described the Helmersen rock field as the most magnificent group of boulders originating from Finland that he had ever seen in the Baltic countries.

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Open all year round

24 hours

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Getting there

You can see the rock field from the road. It is equipped with an information stand. You can park your car by to the road.

  • Signposted
  • By excursion bus
  • By car
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Quietly fascinating

We stopped by here on a whim after failing to find the Kardla Crater, which meant that at the time I was a bit sulky and piqued. That meant we nearly drove past them - although their signposted as...

Elena K

Elena K

Природные валуны

Природа разбросала камни, некоторые просто огромные, может быть еще ледникового периода. А вокруг красивый лес.

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