Skip to main content
Unknown Component
civid: 5c827ccdc0a2b8703a937116
name: plugins_common_social_share (widget)

Alta

Lille Raipas, Struve's Geodetic Arc

Lille Raipas, Struve's Geodetic Arc

Owing to the unique history of Lille Raipas, like Alta’s other listing, this hill is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Who was Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Struve? What is a geodetic arc and why is it on the UNESCO World Heritage List?What mining activity took place in the Raipas mountains and why is this so important for many residents of Alta today?Join us on a walk to the top of Lille Raipas. Maybe you will return wiser and fitter?The short hike up and down Lille Raipas is 5.2 km and we gain 215 altitude metres reaching the top. Enjoy spectacular views of the Alta Valley and Alta River and hear about its rich history. We follow a tractor road and marked trails and the actual walking time is about 2 hours.

Last updated: 08/14/2023

Source: Book Finnmark

Lille Raipas, Struve's Geodetic Arc

Páginas visitadas recientemente