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Torghatten

  

The hat-shaped, pierced mountain on Torget island. It is a coastal landmark and probably one of the most photographed mountains in the world due to the hole straight through it, 170 meters long, 25 meters wide and 30 meters high. It was shaped during the ice ages by the power of the ocean.

 

Everone passing have to take lots of shots with their mobile phones.

  

"According to legend, the hole was made by the troll Hestmannen while he was chasing the beautiful girl Lekamøya. As the troll realised he would not get the girl, he released an arrow to kill her, but the troll-king of Sømna threw his hat into the arrow's path to save her. The hat turned into the mountain with a hole in the middle". (Wikipedia)

 

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Taken on October 21, 2017