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Entries from December 2007

Macro picture of a butterfish (Pholis gunnellus) at the coast in Northern Norway

December 16th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 28th 2007. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see a small butterfish (Pholis gunnellus) that I found under a rock when the tide was out. It is about 20 cm long and got its name because it has very slippery skin. When I was […]

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Tags: Coast · Fish · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Shells · Shore

Picture of fly agaric (Amanita muscaria) fungus – Memory from the fall in Northern Norway

December 14th, 2007 · 7 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 6th 2007. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see the characteristic fly agaric fungus (Amanita muscaria), also known as fly Amanita. There have been some talk that the vikings used to eat them to get into their “berserk mode”, but this is most likely […]

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Tags: Autumn · Fly agaric · Fungus · Mushroom · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

Photo of Garden Angelica plant on a winter day in Northern Norway

December 12th, 2007 · 20 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera December 8th 2007. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see a plant called Garden Angelica (Angelica archangelica ssp. litoralis), also known as Holy Ghost, Wild Celery, and Norwegian Angelica, in its winter suit. The plant grows wild in northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and […]

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Tags: Clouds · Coast · Flora · Garden Angelica · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Sea Ocean · Shore · Sky · Snow · Sunset · Winter

Picture from the coast in the Northern Norway – Alpenglow in the mountains and clouds

December 7th, 2007 · 15 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera December 7th 2007. Click image for larger view. In this picture, from the coast in Northern Norway, you can see the “Alpenglow” (from German: Alpenglühen) phenomenon on the clouds and mountain peaks. It is a phenomenon that appears as a red glowing band as the sun sets. Information about […]

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Tags: Clouds · Coast · Landscape · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sea Ocean · Seaweed · Shore · Snow · Winter

Macro photo of pink primula flowers with water drops

December 6th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera May 3rd 2007. Click image for larger view. Time for a picture from the spring to remind ourselves of warmer times to come 🙂 The Primula got it’s name from the Latin word Primus that means “the first one”. It got it’s name because it is one of the […]

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Tags: Countryside · Flora · Flower · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Primula · Spring