Landscape and environment up to 1200

Terminal morane with groove lake near Neubrandenburg Terminal morane with groove lake near Neubrandenburg

region Mecklenburg

Pine trees and birches were the first types of trees to grow after the ice age. These were followed by hazelnut trees, linden trees and oaks. At the end of the forest vegetation was the copper beech.

Kreidefelsen auf Rügen Chalk cliffs on Rügen

region Western Pomerania

Juniper shrubs and downy birches grow first. Pines and birches are the first trees to grow after the ice age. They are followed by hazel, hornbeam and oak. The next form of woodland consists of oak forests mixed with lime trees, maple and ash. Copper beech dominates in the end.