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The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet

The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda ferie og fritid The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Hanne Sundbø The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda ferie og fritid The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Cecilie Eie The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Reisemål Ryfylke - HS The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda ferie og fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Hanne Sundbø
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda ferie og fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Cecilie Eie
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Reisemål Ryfylke - HS
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid

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The zinc mines in Allmannajuvet in Sauda, Ryfylke were in operation from 1881 to 1899. The mining operations brought life to the village with as many as 168 employees and the export of ore on ships heading abroad. The operation was a forerunner of subsequent hydroelectric development and industrialisation in Sauda in Ryfylke.

Right now, new service and information facilities are being constructed here in the framework of the National Tourist Route Ryfylke. The buildings are designed by well-known Swiss architect Peter Zumthor and expected opened in 2015. 


Due to construction activities, access to the mines and mineroads may be closed.

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The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet

The zinc mines in Allmannajuvet in Sauda, Ryfylke were in operation from 1881 to 1899. The mining operations brought life to the village with as many...

The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet

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