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Lomfjord: Hingstsletta

Hingstsletta is a low-lying plain in the entrance area of Lomfjord on the west side of the fjord. The whole area is part of Hinlopen Strait, it is on the west side of this huge waterway. A little river is flowing through the rocky landscape, partly forming little rapids and waterfalls.

There is this skeleton of a hut near the shore, which was quite obviously never finished. Maybe built by trappers, maybe scientists had started to build some kind of shelter. Shortly after we left the place, a curious polar bear came along …



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