Stoplesteinan is a stone circle in Eigersund municipality, Rogaland in Norway. The stone circle consists of 16 raised stones that stand in a circle with a diameter of approximately 21 meters. Some of the boulders are up to 1.2 m high. The name probably comes from the word stopla, which can mean stack up or lay up.
Stoplesteinan is located at the northwest end of St. Olafs vei, an approximately 15-kilometer long geological formation between Egersund and Sokndal, where a passage of softer rocks passes through the anorthosite field in Dalane. The soft rocks along this geological formation have weathered faster, and St. Olaf's road, therefore, marks itself as a green stripe in the vegetation. In the early 2000s, an information sign was also erected 10-20 meters southeast of the Stone Circle with support from the EU Regional Development Fund, the INTERREG IIC program for the North Sea.
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