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The Bjørnerem caves

The Bjørnerem caves Photo: Øivind leren
The Bjørnerem caves Photo: Øivind leren

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Bjørneremshelleren lies 200 m obliquely up from Bjørnerem, by RV 668 road. The first people to settle in Romsdal probably lived in these caves. Findings provide evidence of particularly good fishing and hunting conditions. The findings included the remains of a bear's skull - hence the name "Bjørnerem" ("bjørn" meaning bear).

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The Bjørnerem caves - Photo: Øivind leren

The Bjørnerem caves

Bjørneremshelleren lies 200 m obliquely up from Bjørnerem, by RV 668 road. The first people to settle in Romsdal probably lived in these caves. Finding...

The Bjørnerem caves

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