Kongsberg, Norway


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All locations: Kongsberg
Element: thorium.
Scientists: Jens Esmark


2 hour drive from Oslo

more rural than Sweden

The common lupines

The Numedalslågen River

hydroelectric plants exist

old Mining Academy

building dates from 1786

Kongsberg Mining Academy

world's oldest mining academy

"crossed hammers"

the mining museum

silversmith collection

Monument to the silver miners

miner statue

Entrance to museum

Entrance to museum.

Silver coins

king of Denmark and Norway

A map of Kongsberg

Mural inside museum

old laboratory

View of the old laboratory

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