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Rock carvings at Lillehammer

Rock carvings at Lillehammer Photo: Jarle Johansen Rock carvings at Lillehammer Photo: Jarle Johansen
Rock carvings at Lillehammer Photo: Jarle Johansen
Rock carvings at Lillehammer Photo: Jarle Johansen
In Lillehammer, Oppland, west of the river Lågen and some 1.5 km from the Brunlaug bridge, you will find 11 petroglyphs.

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In Lillehammer, Oppland, west of the river Lågen and some 1.5 km from the Brunlaug bridge, you will find 11 petroglyphs. The carvings are difficult to reach when the river is flooded. Seven of the petroglyphs could be depicting elks, but the rest are more ambiguous. The carvings are narrow and not very deep, with the largest measuring 45 cm across.
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Rock carvings at Lillehammer - Photo: Jarle Johansen

Rock carvings at Lillehammer

In Lillehammer, Oppland, west of the river Lågen and some 1.5 km from the Brunlaug bridge, you will find 11 petroglyphs. The carvings are difficult to...

Rock carvings at Lillehammer

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