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Lom­fjord: Faks­evå­gen, Fak­sef­jel­let

Lom­fjord is a side bay in the nor­t­hern part of Hin­lo­pen Strait. It is not the world’s big­gest fjord, but it has one love­ly side bay on its wes­tern side, cal­led Faks­evå­gen (Fak­se bay). In con­trast to most other are­as around Hin­lo­pen Strait, you can find some green tun­dra are­as in Faks­evå­gen. It is gre­at to go for some walks or hikes here. Hiking oppor­tu­ni­ties include the moun­tain Fak­se­fel­let. With its maxim­i­mum height of 360 m, it is not Mount Ever­est, but still, the view from the top, which is deco­ra­ted with a lar­ge erra­tic bould­er, is stun­ning. You can see almost the who­le Lom­fjord and lar­ge parts of nor­t­hern Hin­lo­pen Strait from the­re.

The geo­lo­gy adds fine struc­tures and colours to the moun­tain slo­pes.

Pan­ora­ma Faks­evå­gen: Fak­sef­jel­let 1

Pan­ora­ma Faks­evå­gen: Fak­sef­jel­let 2

Ano­ther ver­si­on from the view from Fak­sef­jel­let over Lom­fjord and Faks­evå­gen.



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last modification: 2021-01-03 · copyright: Rolf Stange