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Cross-leaved heath (Akvarell: Miranda Bødtker)

Steinevik

31.03.2018 - 19:37

Fossen cliff

Fossen Bratte

07.12.2018 - 09:36

The steep drop by Fossen cliff has been the biggest challenge for those who wished to make a road over Kvamskogen through the years. Leave the car by the monument on the old road and take a walk down to the bend by the waterfall that Bergen-folk call "The bridal veil". Why is there a waterfall just here?

Gneiss.

Frøland- Liarostunnel

16.06.2018 - 17:24

Soft shapes in the hard mountain.

Grasdalen

12.03.2018 - 13:08

Gullbotnen

Gullbotnen

07.12.2018 - 10:32

A barren belt where almost nothing grows, runs through the forest on the east slope of Gullbotnen. But, along the west side of the main road there is a fertile zone that flourishes with several finicky plant types. The contrasts arise from the extreme variations in the nutrient content of the bedrock.

Øvre Kvernes

Kvernes

16.06.2018 - 17:25

Håkons Hall, Domkirken Church, Bergen Børs Stock Exchange, Permanenten and other well known buildings in Bergen are decorated with soapstone from Øvre Kvernes. The quarry is a big hole in the mountainside by the cliff just east of the farm buildings.

The combination building at Nordvik.

Nordvik

16.06.2018 - 17:27

Bordalsgjelet

Bordalsgjelet

13.01.2019 - 13:52

Deep down between the stone polished phyllite bedrock in Bordalsgjelet canyon, there is a cascading river. In close cooperation with hard polishing stones, the water has carved into the bedrock for thousands of years - and is still doing so today.

The rock painting “running dog”

Gjøstein

13.03.2018 - 21:23

From Hamlagrøhornet one sees a division between the fertile phyllite and the naked Precambrian basement rock types in the landscape

Hamlagrø

13.01.2019 - 16:38

The type of underlying rock can be decisive for how many different types of plants are found in an area. In the area around Hamlagrø-lake the diversity is especially obvious. The geological conditions change much here within a short distance.

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