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The Røros Copper Works
Røros Copper Works was founded in 1644 and continued in production for ...
The people and the farms
Running the farms was an important part of the livelihood for the ...
Resources, Site and Situation
The discovery of copper-rich ore in 1644 was made in a virtually ...
The King and the Church
A World Heritage site like Røros is created by intensive labour, ...
Røros World Heritage Site
333 years of mining activity on the mountain slopes of Røros created wealth for the owners and the State, a livelihood for the workers and a ...
The Work of Preservation
As early as 1922 the Chief Inspector of The Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments and Buildings (Riksantikvaren) became interested in Røros. A ...
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Major events in the history of Røros
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The copper mines led to deforestation over enormous areas
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This web-site is a cooperation between
The South-Trondelag County Library
The Røros Museum
and Røros Public Library
Røros was added to
of World Heritage Sites in 1980, refer also to
, ( Norwegian Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments and Historic Buildings).
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