Submit your photos of Faroese minerals and rocks

08.07.2020 - 13:09
Submit your photos of Faroese minerals and rocks
The Faroese Geological Survey is looking for photos from the public for a book on Faroese minerals and rocks

Jarðfeingi, the Faroese Geological Survey, has launched a photo competition as part of its preparations for the upcoming book 'Føroysk mineral og grótsløg' (‘Varieties of Faroese minerals and rocks).

The winning entry will be awarded with a DKK 5,000 cash prize.

Terms and conditions

The photographer retains all copyrights of the submitted photos.

By submitting photos, the photographer agrees to the following terms:

- that Jarðfeingi selects submitted photos and publishes them on its website, social media platforms and elsewhere

- that the photographer’s name will be published alongside the photo

- that Jarðfeingi selects and publishes submitted photos in its new book 'Føroysk mineral og grótsløg' (‘Varieties of Faroese minerals and rocks’) in consultation with the photographer.


1. Take a photo of minerals or rocks, with a close-up of the key element. Remember to allow location access on your smartphone or your camera prior to taking the photo.

2. Email the photo to or through Jarðfeingi’s Facebook or Instagram pages.

3. The photo will be published on Jarðfeingi’s Facebook and Instagram pages, with details of the mineral or rock varieties and the photographer’s name.

The submission deadline is 1 October 2020. For further information, visit


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Nýggjastu sendingar í ÚV
Fríggjadag 7. august
Summartímin hósdag 6. august
Fríggjadag 7. august
Morgunlesturin fríggjamorgunin 7. august 2020
Mikudag 5. august
Ein táttur er silvur 5. partur
Nýggjastu sendingar í SV
Mikudag 5. august
Tíðindafundur og Dagur og vika
Hósdag 30. juli
Mikudag 29. juli
Upp á gólv
Mikudag 29. juli
Á ólavsøku 2:2
Mikudag 29. juli
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