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PICTURES freom TINN

It was at Rjukan and Vemork power station that the sabotage of the heavy water plant
was carried out during World War II
. The valleys which stretch out towards Numedal, Tessungdalen, Skjervedal, and Nystødalen.


 Gaustatoppen Peak  
Gaustatoppen Peak Gaustatoppen Peak is 1.883 metres, it is Telemark´s highest mountain. It can be climbed by following a clearly marked route trom the Rjukan-Tuddal road. From the summit one sixth of Norway can be seen when visibility is good.

Rjukan was created by Norsk Hydro at the turn of the century. The name comes from Rjukanfossen, the "smoking" falls, which were a famous sight before Sam Eyde harnessed it as the new community´s most important source of power. Before it was developed by Hydro, Vestfjorddalen was a road-less, barely accessible out-of-the-way place.
 Skinnarbu Mountainlodge