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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.

Glacial river plain at Lake Klevavatnet.

Rallarvegen

04.12.2018 - 14:30

They rest there, all as one, the silent witnesses of Western Norway's saga of creation: Precambrian basement, phyllite and thrust sheet. In the end came the glaciers and sculptured the vast landscape. Along the ground or on the horizon, from bicycle or on foot - the landscape tells its story - and it tells it clearer on Rallarvegen than many other places.

Nils Hertzberg watercolour of “Spånheimsklosteret”

Sponheim

27.05.2018 - 15:52

Botnavatnet

Botnavatnet

29.03.2018 - 12:00

Today there are only a few farmers that grow potatoes in Fitjar.

Fitjar- potatoes

19.12.2018 - 18:18

The deep agricultural soils in Fitjar are found especially in the area between Lake Storavatnet and Breivika. The many stonewalls in the area reflect that the earth probably was full of stones and stone blocks. The stones that couldn't be dug out had also a function: they stored heat that helped to grow potatoes.

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.