Major landslide in Mykines

21.10.2021 - 06:05
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Major landslide in Mykines
Rocks have fallen onto a puffin nesting site and the new hiking path is also affected
 

Mykines locals last night posted photos of an extensive landslide on the island.

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Large quantities of rocks fell from the Rógvan mountain, only metres away from the telescope, onto the úti í Lamba puffin nesting site. Photo: Eddie Lauritsen

 

The extent of the damage to the puffin nesting site has yet to be fully determined.

 

Eddie Lauritsen

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“An extensive landslide úti í Lamba, from Rógvan onto Háldanstorva and bóndabólið. Part of the new hiking path is destroyed,” writes Mykines farmer Eddie Lauritsen on his Facebook profile

 

Read the Faroese version of this article here.

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