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World Heritage at the island Fur

The Limfjord island Fur tells a unique story. The scenery of the island is so special that it candidate for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Cliffs, rocks, and scenery tell a story about the passage of time and extreme climate changes caused by volcanic power. The moler of Fur dates 55 million years back in time and can be characterized as sedimentary.

In 1919 the first mining of the moler started and since then the story of the Modern island Fur has focused on the moler industry. Initially the moler was exported raw, but today the main part of the moler is processed at the island and the moler industry has developed to become an essential factor in the economy of Fur. Moler is used for coating, isolation and absorption.     

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