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Reppadalen (Svein Nord)

Reppadalen

31.03.2018 - 19:33

The unusual bog landscape, with enormous peat deposits surrounded by steep mountainsides, makes Reppadalen in Arna an exciting, but little visited tour destination for most of Bergen's inhabitants. Those who live in Arna, however, know to make the most of its beautiful natural splendour.

Blomvågen 1851.

Blomvågen

07.12.2018 - 11:48

"One of the big scientific sensations", was the title in the Bergens Times newspaper on the 22nd of November, 1941. It was the geologist Isal Undås who had been interviewed by the newspaper. He thought that he had discovered a 120 000 year old whale bone, remains of life from before the last Ice Age.

Swans

Tjeldstømarka

15.12.2017 - 09:44

There is no place in Hordaland where there are so many over-wintering song swans as in Tjeldstømarka. And there are few places in the county that have had this birdfowl as a guest for as long.

Bergesvatnet Lake with Skogafjellet to the left.

Skogafjellet

18.06.2018 - 20:21

You have to travel to Scotland in order to find pine forests similar to those at Bømlo. The nearness to the sea has contributed in different ways to shaping one of the westernmost pine forests in Norway.

The eider population at Bømlo has increased sharply during the last decade.

Sørøyane

18.12.2018 - 19:50

This is what the northernmost part of the fishing village might have looked like in Viking times

Hjartøy

19.05.2018 - 19:53

Selsøya

19.05.2018 - 20:37

Kråmyrane (Svein Nord)

Kråmyrane

06.03.2019 - 18:15

Myravatnet, Eikelund skole oppe til høyre. (Svein Nord)

Rambjøra

06.03.2019 - 18:35

In Sanddalen and Helldalsåsen the building of houses has increased dramatically. Where there eariery was grazing land, hundreds of families now live. Not far away, lies Rambjøra as an oasis in the built up area.

This little mountain in the picture sticks up because the layers are tilted on their sides.

Toftøyna

27.03.2019 - 15:07