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Forkortet:Jæren is the comparatively flat district on the South Western coast of Norway,between Stavanger and Egersund. The soil consists in most parts, of deposits ofloose material, moraine sand and gravel, peat moss and to some extent sanddunes. The rocky floor of this district belongs to the so-called \"Strandflate\"(coast platform) which extends along the western coast of Norway, and consistsof a broad bank or platform, the result probably of sea abraison during thetertiary period, when the land was about 300 feet lower than it is now.On the comparatively level coast margin, which has a breadth of about 10-15kilometres, we find great masses of glacial drift, which have been left behindby the ice and rest upon the above mentioned platform as if on a shelf of therocky mass. On the Eastern border of Jæren we meet a higher and more barrenmountainous country.