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From Ingahogg.

Ingahogg

20.12.2018 - 12:19

At nearly 1000 metres over sea level, on the north side of INGAHOGG mountain, the remains of a soapstone quarry have been discovered. It is said, according to the Sagas, that Inga collected the big soapstone that lies in front of the Åkra Church from here.

At lake Gaupåsvatnet.

Gaupås

19.05.2018 - 19:24

Marmorøyen

05.12.2018 - 16:24

Vinnesholmen, Fusa

Vinnesholmen

21.11.2018 - 19:25

Traces of the dwellings and activity in the quarry.

Vassfjøro

19.05.2018 - 13:32

Stone quarry in Kollevågen, 1922

Hanøy

12.06.2018 - 16:56

The smallholding Træet, Askøy

Træet

30.03.2018 - 08:56

Amateur geologist Torgeir Garmo at work taking out crystals from the rock.

Ågotnes- crystals

12.03.2018 - 13:07

Road cuts and blast areas are a joy to rock collectors, even if the disturbance to nature is ever so disfiguring. These are the best kinds of places to hunt for crystals, which otherwise are removed by weather and wind. In the Ågotnes area there are especially many beautiful crystals to be found.

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.

Goltasund bridge and Goltasundet

Goltasundet

16.06.2018 - 17:34

For generations the land-seine was the most important tool for catching herring and mackerel, and therefore a suitable casting bay was worth its weight in gold. Goltasundet (the Golta sound) on Golta was such a place. Here the herring often drifted in and fantastic casts might be made here.

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