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In the background Nordrenut and Vesle Finsenuten, from the south-east.

Finse

27.05.2018 - 15:47

Many mountain plants are well prepared to face cold and wind. Some would surely rather face an easier life in the lowlands, but they cannot compete with the higher-growing plants living there. Most mountain plants manage to compete for light and space only if they cling to the bedrock and gravel in the harsh high alpine climate.

The soil tongues below Jomfrunuten.

Jomfrunuten

03.12.2018 - 14:13

Freezing and thawing are processes that influence plant cover, move enormous blocks, stretche long mounds of earth, break open bedrock and create patterns in stone and earth.

Nils Hertzberg watercolour of “Spånheimsklosteret”

Sponheim

27.05.2018 - 15:52

From Grønafjellet toward Kattnakken.

Grønafjellet

19.06.2018 - 16:06

Mountain plants with their beautiful, colourful flowers are common in high altitude areas in Norway. On the coast there are not so many of them. But, here and there one nonetheless finds mountain plants, and this makes some coastal mountainsides a little bit different. Perhaps the growth on these mountainsides gives us a little glimpse of a distant past?

Strandflat and scree by land

Landa

19.06.2018 - 16:06

Smedholmen, Fitjar

Smedholmen

30.03.2018 - 20:10

A flock of three youngsters is a lot for a shag, and is testimony to a good nutrient supply in the sea right by the nesting site.

Møkster- seabirds

12.03.2019 - 15:40

Fish and guests smell after three days, it is said. The cormorants do not need this long. If you follow your nose, the cormorant is not difficult to find.