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Lake Vaner: Forests, Rocky Shorelines, and Islands in Sweden’s Viking Land

West Sweden has been one of the original homes to the Vikings. With its rugged coastline and rocky islands, the region is the backdrop to early Viking life. Forests and lakes further inland also provided a habitat for these early settlers, with numerous relics of the era still visible today. From the Kattegat coastline to Lake Vaner, Europe’s largest body of freshwater outside Russia, to Southeastern Norway, historic sites and places of early settlements can be found almost everywhere. Further afield and scattered across Norway’s more sparsely populated areas, there are equally interesting locations to be found. [Excerpt only -- To view the full article, please e-mail.]

 

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Solar Equipment Theft on the Rise

Solar Panel theft has spiked in the U. K. over recent weeks. From Somerset in the south of England to Derbyshire in the north, police are reporting break-ins on numerous large-scale solar farms throughout the country. [Excerpt only -- To view the full article, please e-mail.]

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