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Gravel Ridge ("Raet"), Coastal Archipelago Park of the South Coast ("Sørlandet") of Norway, Tromøy

Gravel Ridge ("Raet"), Coastal Archipelago Park of the South Coast ("Sørlandet") of Norway, Tromøy

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Uploaded 10 Nov 2012 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2012 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Towards the end of the ice age (ca 10 000 years ago) a huge gravel ridge was deposited at the edge of the retreating ice. This so called Raet is specially protected within the Coastal Archipelago Park of the South Coast ("Sørlandet") of Norway and covers an area of the Skagerak coast between Grenland in Telemark and Lindesnes in West Agder, including many hundreds of islands and skerries. The Sørland coast is one of the most important recreation areas of Norway and hosts a unique coastal eco ...
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