National Geographic : 1930 Jul
Photograph byDonald McLeish RAW MATERIAL FOR NORWAY'S LUMBER, PULP, AND PAPER INDUSTRIES The forests constitute one of the country's chief natural resources, almost 29,000 square miles being covered with trees, chiefly pines. Asaconse quence, practically all country houses are built of wood. The Raundals River, eastern feeder of Vangs Lake, passes extensive forest regions and logs are floated down here to Voss, where they are drawn to the sawmill. In the background is Voss's thirteenth-century stone church.