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Skredstova - the avalanche house

Skredstova - the avalanche house Photo: Karen Weichert
Skredstova - the avalanche house Photo: Karen Weichert

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A small museum about the avalanche that came down at this place in 1811. 45 people died. This is one of Norways worst natural desasters, according to number of dead compared to population.

Car park & barbecue area. Free entrance.

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    • open to the public
    • camp fire site

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Skredstova - the avalanche house - Photo: Karen Weichert

Skredstova - the avalanche house

A small museum about the avalanche that came down at this place in 1811. 45 people died. This is one of Norways worst natural desasters, according to...

Skredstova - the avalanche house

Source: Visitnorway

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