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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.

Bronze keys and remains of a wooden stick from Døso.

Døso

16.06.2018 - 14:11

The power station at Gåssand, Os

Gåssand

16.06.2018 - 14:16

The 28th November 1914 was a day to remember for the Os inhabitants. This was the day they could turn the switch on the wall and have electric light in their houses. It was like opening the door on the future when the power station at Gåssand was put into operation.

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

Hjartøy

19.05.2018 - 19:53

Lysekloster

Lysekloster- Mushroom flora

05.12.2018 - 08:05

The area around Lysekloster is one of the most popular places in Hordaland for picking mushrooms. The large variety of mushrooms probably stems from the varied, old, cultural landscape which has a lot of open grazing areas and several types of fir- and deciduous forests.

Toftestallen

Toftestallen

18.03.2018 - 08:09

The large coastal waves that crash down on the islands west in the sea gather their energy from storms and winds all the way out in the North Atlantic Ocean. The most common place of origin is nonetheless the North Sea. When these waves break over the skerries and islets along the shore, or on the rocky outermost islands, their energy is released. This takes the form of turbulence in the water and sea spray up on land. Can the enormous energy contained in the waves be exploited?

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

Toftøyna

27.03.2019 - 15:07