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Odda is situated in beautiful surroundings between Folgefonna and Hardangervidda national parks. Short distance to the Hardangerfjord, Trolltunga and Buer glacier. Odda is close to "the waterfalls valley" with seven majestic waterfalls, the most famous is Låtefoss waterfall.

 Ringedals Dam  
Ringedalsdemningen, Ringedals Dam Ringedalsdammen lies in Skjeggedal and was listed under the time Rangvald Blakstad (1866-1929) was the Director of A/S Tyssefaldene from 1913 - 1923. The dam was built in granite. Ringedalsdammen is 521 meters long and 33 meters high. The width is 4 meters at the crown of the dam and 21.5 meters at the base. Magazine capacity is 407 million m3. Ringedalsdammen is decorated with a crown formed as a model of a medieval castle. In the middle you can see the initials Rangvald Blakstad and annual figures for dam construction period: From Ringedalsdammen you can walk into Ringedalen, or you can go over the dam and up to Mosdalen. Ringedalen is suitable as a starting point for hikes in the mountains, hunting and fishing, or hiking the Hardangervidda plateau.
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