History

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Kunsthistorie i Lofoten

A Distinct North Norwegian Style of Painting?

Jernalderen i Lofoten

The first Iron Age farms in Lofoten were probably established around the time of the birth of Christ.

Vikingene i Lofoten

Based on the famous account by the chieftain, Ottar.

Steinalderen

The oldest and best known Stone Age settlement in Lofoten is Storbåthallaren on the southern shore of the Nappstraumen strait.

Den Norske småhvalfangsten

Norwegian small-type whaling began in the early 1930’s.