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Stone monuments, More and Romsdal, West Norway photo
Stone monuments, More and Romsdal, West Norway

The stone monuments of Norway, made by the Sami people, are similar to the inuksuk (plural inuksuit), which are man-made stone structures or cairns, used by the Inuit, Inupiat, Kalaallit, Yupik, and other peoples of the Arctic region of North America, from Alaska to Greenland.

It is presumed that they were used as markers.



PHOTO SOURCE: C.H., Innovation Norway, courtesy of the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry.



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