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Evacuation Cave in Løkengdalen

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When the order of forced evacuation of the population of Finnmark came in October 1944, the evacuation cave in Løkengdalen was built up in the course of a few days. Ten people lived here for short or long periods until the end of the war. The cave that is here today is a reconstruction. The walk to the cave takes about one hour on a trail that is easy to follow although it is in hilly country. The shortest trail starts at Ytterbukt, but there is also a marked trail from Lerresfjord School.

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