On the Hardervigga plateau, Europe's highest mountainous plateau, along the Bergensbanen (Oslo to Bergen railway). Photo taken at the village of Finse - 4009' elevation - highest in the Norwegian rail sytem. Finished in 1909, the railway runs for 308 miles across some of Europe's most inhospitable terrain. Finished in 1909, the journey takes 6.5 hours to complete and includes 182 tunnels. Finse was the place filmmaker George Lucas shot the ice planet Hoth in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Finse, Hordaland, Norway.
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