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Church of Torsken

Church of Torsken Photo: Hans P. Pedersen Church of Torsken Photo: Hans P. Pedersen Church of Torsken Photo: Hans P. Pedersen Church of Torsken Photo: Hans P. Pedersen
Church of Torsken Photo: Hans P. Pedersen
Church of Torsken Photo: Hans P. Pedersen
Church of Torsken Photo: Hans P. Pedersen
Church of Torsken Photo: Hans P. Pedersen

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Small wooden church dating from 1784 in the middle of the fishing village Torsken on the outer coast of the island of Senja. Norway's oldest preserved chasuble from the early 16th.c. Medieval crucifix and Madonna. Norway's first woman vicar served here 1961-65.

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Church of Torsken - Photo: Hans P. Pedersen

Church of Torsken

Small wooden church dating from 1784 in the middle of the fishing village Torsken on the outer coast of the island of Senja. Norway's oldest preserved...

Church of Torsken

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