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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”.

At lake Gaupåsvatnet.

Gaupås

19.05.2018

The rock paintings in Grødalshaug, Os

Grødalshaug

16.06.2018

At the bottom of Vargavågen on Halhjem lies Grødalshaug, a 30 metres high rocky outcrop between the bay and a moist valley cleft. On the south side of the rock is a steep rock cliff facing the valley, the bog and the stream. On this rock face we find rock carvings from the Bronze Age.

Hana

Hana

12.03.2018

Stone quarry in Kollevågen, 1922

Hanøy

12.06.2018

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

Hopssundet

01.05.2018

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.

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