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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.

From a soapstone quarry at Lykling

Lykling- soapstone

22.08.2018 - 15:58

The old limestone quarry is today rebuilt and become Moster Amfi.

Moster amfi

18.06.2018 - 20:18

Siggjo from the south. (Svein Nord)

Siggjo

18.06.2018 - 20:21

Siggjo is a cone-shaped, volcano-like mountaintop in the part of Hordaland where one finds the best preserved volcanic rocks. The rock types originate from one or several volcanoes that spewed out glowing lava and ash. But, the shape of the mountain, as it appears today, formed later and by completely different forces.

Urangsvågen-Rubbestadneset

Urangsvågen-Rubbestadneset

07.12.2018 - 14:29

In 1868 the first stone workers came to Rubbestadneset to take out the granite for the Skoltegrunns Pier, predecessor of the Skoltegrunns wharf in Bergen. Later granite was also taken out from the area, around Innværs Fjord and UransvågenN. The activity probably peaked around 1900, with over 40 men at work. 15 years later, it was finished.

Fartein Valen’s house, Valevåg.

In Memory of Fartein Valen

29.03.2018 - 22:55

“Fartein Valen is the key figure within newer Norwegian music. Not by way of being more popular than other younger composers, but because he aims at things higher, which he is fully confident of being able to reach since he commands all techniques. But there is a price to pay for reaching above the ordinary, and there is a price to pay for demanding more than the ordinary from the listeners. This is something Valen has experienced”.

The walls in the boathouse in Hopssundet are built of red granite from Reksteren.

Hopssundet

01.05.2018 - 16:39

Rosemåling

Frette

06.03.2019 - 15:48

Einstapevoll

Einstapevoll- slates

06.05.2019 - 09:53

“On the country of Wallestrand…the rock almost everywhere appears to be of a slate-like substance, be it at the seashore, on the farms or in their distant fields”.

Kyrkjegard, Leirvåg

Leirvåg

06.05.2019 - 10:23