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Dolomites at Trollholmsund, Norway

Dolomites in Norway

The "trolls" of Trollholmsund. The beautiful white dolomite formations that gave the place its name are called "Trollene i Trollholmsund" (The Trolls in Trollholmsund). According to an old Sami saga, this is a group of trolls that wandered across the Finnmarksvidda Plains. They had a chest of gold with them. They tried to dig a hole in the mountain in Porsanger, but no hole was large enough. They continued walking and were going to cross the fjord, but before they could hide, the sun came up and the trolls turned into stone. Location: 35 km north of Lakselv, towards the North Cape.