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Sacrificial circle at Syltevikvann

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Syltevikvann lies about 7 km west of Hamningberg and is the site of an old Sami sacrificial circle. The circle has a slightly oval shape and consists of stones 6-7 metres in diameter that stand on a beach ridge with an unobstructed view over Syltevikvann.

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Sacrificial circle at Syltevikvann

Syltevikvann lies about 7 km west of Hamningberg and is the site of an old Sami sacrificial circle. The circle has a slightly oval shape and consists...

Sacrificial circle at Syltevikvann

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