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Gea Norvegica Unesco Global Geopark

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Porselensvegen 6a, 3920, Porsgrunn

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Gea Norvegica Geopark is owned by the counties of Telemark and Vestfold, together with the eight municipalities of Bamble, Kragerø, Nome, Porsgrunn, Siljan, Skien, Lardal and Larvik.

Gea Norvegica Geopark seeks to  spread knowledge of our unique geological heritage an show the interrelatedness between natural geological processes and human  existence.

Visit other Global Geoparks at www.globalgeopark.org or www.europeangeoparks.org

 

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Tel: 91388445

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

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