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Bjørsvik

Bjørsvik

24.06.2018

The industrial settlement Bjørsvik

Einstapevoll

Einstapevoll- slates

06.05.2019

“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”.

Curvy scours in the bedrock (

Golta- Gneiss

16.06.2018

Over thousands of years, autumn storms and strong land-driving winds have cleaned the bare rocks of Golta. The waves can beat far in over land and make it dangerous to walk along the shoreline. When the storms have calmed, the results of their work comes into view.

The saw tooth pattern is clearly visible from Skora Mountain southwards toward Tellnes and Skogsvågen.

Haganes

12.06.2018

The gneiss landscape west and north of Bergen viewed in profile can remind us of a saw blade of the kind that has long, slanted sides that get broken off shorter transverse sides. It has taken several hundred million years to file this saw blade, an enduring interplay between various geological processes.

Hana

Hana

12.03.2018

Stone quarry in Kollevågen, 1922

Hanøy

12.06.2018

The wheelhouse at Hovdanes, Tysnes

Hovdanes

30.03.2018

From Ingahogg.

Ingahogg

20.12.2018

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.

The quartz quarry in the mountainside above Kvalvikane

Kvalvikane

27.05.2018

In Ålvik quartz has long been used to produce ferro-silicon. The quartz was collected from the other side of the fjord, from the mountainside above Kvalvikane.

The mill in Kvernapollen

Kvernapollen

16.06.2018

When the workers came to Kollsnes to start on the work with the landing for the gas terminal from the Troll field in the North Sea, they found the ruins of an old farm mill at Kvernapollen.

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