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Picture work shop "Norway in the Security Council"

Historical archive

Published under: Bondevik's 2nd Government

Publisher Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Picture workshop "Norway in the Security Council"

News media can use the pictures if covering the picture work shop "Norway in the Security Council", and if giving significant credit to the photographer. Any use after 1.4.2002 is not allowed.

Picture No. 1
Prekestolen - The Pulpit - in the Forsand region in Rogaland towers nearly 2,000 feet above the Lysefjord. The majority of the several thousand annual visitors find the view from the plateau measuring 270 square feet breathtaking. Photo: Ivar Lein-Mathisen
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Prekestolen i Forsand kommune.

Picture No. 2
Norwegian ponies graze in the green meadows near the mountain farm of Prestestøylen in Innvikdal in the Stryn district. All Norwegian ponies throughout the world hail from Indre Nordfjord. Photo: Olav Jakob Tveit, Fjordingen
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Fjordhester på beite.

Picture No. 3
May 17 1998: Sunniva Kinsella (4) celebrates Norwegian Independence Day in Bergen's Byparken. Photo: David Kinsella
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Nasjonaldag i Bergen.

Picture No. 4
4 August 9, 1997: The Norwegian Parliament - the Storting - in the late evening, downtown Oslo. Photo: Ørjan F. Ellingvåg
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Stortinget.

Picture No. 5
An oil nation. A snapshot of the activities in the Norwegian section of the North Sea Continental Shelf. Photo: Elin Høyland, Dagens Næringsliv
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Fra Nordsjøen.

Picture No. 6
July 20, 1998: "Huldra" - the Nordic nymph - appears in magic surroundings in the Flåmsfoss waterfall by the Flåmsbane railway. Photo: Bjørn Kray-Iversen
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Trolsk i Flåmsfossen.

Picture No. 7
June 1998: The Geirangerfjord in Møre and Romsdal, seen from the so-called "Ørneveien" - the Eagle's Path. As far back as in 1906, 112 tourist ships called at the Geirangerfjord annually. Photo: Ivar Lein-Mathisen
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Geirangerfjorden.

Picture No. 8
"Peter Wessel" entering the fjord on its way from Denmark. View from Eidgata in the Langestrand quarter of Larvik, an old working-class neighborhood. Photo: Østlandsposten
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'Peter Wessel'.

Picture No. 9
Midsummer night celebrations at Ringehaugstranden outside of Tønsberg on June 23, 1999. Lighting a bonfire has become a midsummer night tradition in Norway. Photo: Per Moe, Tønsbergs Blad
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St. Hansfeiring.

Picture No. 10
Midsummer night at Færøykavlen outside of Florø in 1999. Photo: Ørjan F. Ellingvåg
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Midtsommer i Florø.

Picture No. 11
Norway's oldest lighthouse, Lindesnes fyr, is located at the Norwegian mainland's southernmost point in a rough and weather-beaten landscape where the waves can reach 65 feet. Photo: Tor Ivar Hansen
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Lindesnes fyr.

Picture No. 12
Borgund Stave Church in Lærdal lit by the evening sun. The best preserved of the Norwegian stave churches. Built in 1150-1200. Photo: Ivar Lein-Mathisen
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Borgund stavkirke.

Picture No. 13
Coastal culture in Nusfjord, a tiny fishing hamlet in the Flakstad district in Lofoten. Photo: Knut H. Johansen, Lofotposten
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Nusfjord i Lofoten.

Picture No. 14
Celebrating May 17th along Karl Johans gate, Oslo's main street. The school children's parade always passes in front of the Royal Castle, where they are greeted by the royal family. Photo: Espen Bratlie, Samfoto
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17. mai i Oslo.

Picture No. 15
December 9, 2001 - 07:00 a.m.: Contractor Per Otto Øverby (50) works on an eight-story office building in downtown Oslo. Photo: Kim Nygård
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Snekker i høyden.

Picture No. 16
October 6, 2001: Panorama of the village of Meløy in Lofoten. A tiny slice of Norway up north. The "Svartisen" ("Black Ice") glacier is barely visible to the right. Photo: Ivar Lein-Mathisen
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Meløy i Lofoten.

Picture No. 17
Tourist transport to the Briksdalsbreen glacier in the village of Stryn - one of the many outlets of the Jostedalsbreen glacier. With its highest point towering 6,234 feet, Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier in continental Europe. Photo: Olav Jakob Tveit, Fjordingen
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Briksdalsbreen.

Picture No. 18
July 17, 2001: The three famous Norwegian tall ships "Christian Radich" (left), "Statsraad Lemkuhl" and "Sørlandet" (foreground) sailing into the Norangfjord to participate in the "Cutty Sark Tall Ships' Race." Photo: Ståle Wattø, Sunnmørsposten
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Norske seilskuter.

Picture No. 19
Teeming street life in Vågen in Bergen. The Hansa buildings are included on UNESCO's International Heritage list. Photo: Bergens Tidende
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Vågen i Bergen.

Picture No. 20
Viking ships carved into the rock: Rock carvings from the Bronze Age at Haugen between Larvik and Sandefjord. Photo: Østlandsposten
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Helleristninger.

Picture No. 21
January 31, 2001, 1:30 p.m.: New Year's Eve at Borestrand. Snow covers miles of sandy beaches at Jæren. Photo: Ivar Lein-Mathisen
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Nyttår på Jæren.

Picture No. 22
Ålesund - view from the sea. Major parts of the city were destroyed in a fire on January 23, 1904. The entire city was reconstructed in the Art Nouveau style. Photo: Ståle Wattø, Sunnmørsposten
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Jugendstil i Ålesund.

Picture No. 23
Sildpollnes - a tiny community nestled between the open sea and a wall of mountains in Lofoten. Photo: Hugo Johansen, Lofotposten
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Fra Lofoten.

Picture No. 24
Salmon fishing at Holmsfoss in Lågen, north of Larvik. The Numedalslågen river is one of the major salmon streams in Norway. Photo: Østlandsposten
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Laksefiske i Lågen.

Picture No. 25
Sunset in the Varangerfjorden in October - near the border between Norway and Russia. Photo: Per Gunnar Sværen, Nettavisen
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Varangerfjorden.

Picture No. 26
February 1997: Fishing outside the North Cape, the northernmost point of Norway. Fishing is one of Norway's major industries. Photo: Ørjan F. Ellingvåg
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Fiske utenfor Nordkapp.

Picture No. 27
Kjeragbolten in Ryfylke in Rogaland - a boulder that got caught between two mountains during the last Ice Age - has now become a major tourist attraction. Photo: The Norwegian Tourist Board
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Kjeragbolten.

Picture No. 28
Svenner lighthouse, at the outermost point of the Larvikfjord, was built in 1874. The lighthouse controls the major navigation channel along this part of the coast. Photo: Østlandsposten
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Svenner fyr.

Picture No. 29
February 23, 2000: A Sea King rescue helicopter from squadron 330 of the Norwegian Air Force participates in a winter rescue mission on the Lysefjord. Photo: Håkon Vold
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Et Sea King-helikopter.

Picture No. 30
December 15, 1999: Traffic Controller Alf Flåteplass at Støren station, 31 miles south of Trondheim, inspects the new, modern train connecting Oslo and Trondheim. Photo: Morten Antonsen, Adresseavisen
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Støren stasjon.

Picture No. 31
On cold winter days at the Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau, frost coats the clothes of the Sami, who still herd their reindeers up North. Photo: Trym Ivar Bergsmo, Samfoto
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Finnmarksvidda.

Picture No. 32
February 1997 - 04:30 a.m.: Oil tanks sheltered by the mountains of Magerøy in Finnmark. Industry finds its place in this rugged natural environment. Photo: Ørjan F. Ellingvåg
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Magerøy.

Picture No. 33
Arne Lind in Tromsø is shoveling snow as best he can. In Tromsø in Northern Norway, the record is 7.9 feet of snow on flat ground. Photo: Ronald Johansen, Bladet Tromsø
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Snømåking i Tromsø.

Picture No. 34
January 16, 2001: The horse "Hofrosa" at horse trainer Ola Engevold's farm at Tangen in the Stange district in Hedmark, close to Norways largest lake, Mjøsa. The temperature is -4°F Photo: Trond Lillebo, Hamar Arbeiderblad
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Hesten 'Hofrosa' i Stange.

Picture No. 35
The "Vikingskipet" stadium in Hamar was built for the 1994 Olympic Games in Lillehammer. The unusual architecture was selected to blend in with the surroundings. Photo: Trond Lillebo, Hamar Arbeiderblad
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OL-arenaen Vikingeskipet.

Picture No. 36
Holmenkollen - perhaps Norway's most important sports arena. Norwegian Bjarte Engen Vik is fighting against the clock during the combined race in 2001. Photo: Olav Olsen, Aftenposten
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Holmenkollen.

Picture No. 37
The Norwegian artist Vebjørn Sand's "Isslott" - Ice Castle - shrouded by mist at Tryvann in Oslo. The open-air art exhibit attracted thousands of visitors in the Norwegian capital. Photo: Ørjan F. Ellingvåg
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'Isslott' på Tryvann.

Picture No. 38
February 1997 - 05:00 a.m.: Honningsvåg in Finnmark has erected fences as protection against the elements. Several serious avalanches have taken place here. Photo: Ørjan F. Ellingvåg
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Beskyttelse mot naturen.

Picture No. 39
August 2, 2001: Polar bear in the pack ice of Hinlopen. The community is located at a latitude of approximately 79.30 degrees North, between the island of Spitsbergen and the Nordaustlandet region of Svalbard. Photo: Thomas Nilsen, Bellona
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Isbjørn på Svalbard.

Picture No. 40
February 20, 2000: Nils Helge Muldal catches his breath at a mountain peak in Muldalen in Sunnmøre. To the left, the mountain "Trollkyrkja" - the Church of Trolls - (5,794 ft.) and to the right the mountains "Korga" - the Basket - (5,381 ft.) and "Buskredhornet" (4,974 ft). Photo: Knut Enstad, Sunnmørsposten
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Fjell på Sunnmøre.

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