The iron ore mine at Kirunavaara Mountain near the Swedish town of Kiruna is one of the largest in the world.
The house of the first director of state-owned mining company LKAB, Hjalmar Lundbohm, is moved to its new location at the foot of Luossavaara Mountain.
Hjalmar Lundbohmsgarden, the house of city founder and first director of the mining company LKAB, Hjalmar Lundbohm, was dismantled and moved in three parts. This is the third part waiting to be moved to its new location at the foot of Luossavaara Mountain.
The Tuolluvaara mine in Kiruna is no longer active and lies outside the ground deformation zone.
A view of Kiruna Church and other buildings slated for removal or demolition thanks to ground subsidence in Kiruna, Sweden.
The visitors` center for LKAB, the Swedish state-owned mining company, is inside an old iron ore tunnel in Kiruna, 100 miles north of the Arctic Circle.
“Bläckhorn houses” in Kiruna, named after the Swedish word for ink pots. The mine is in the background.
Devices like this are positioned all around the Swedish city of Kiruna to measure ground deformations caused by mining operations.
These apartment blocks at the foot of Luossavaara Mountain in Kiruna lie outside the deformation zone.
Constructed in 1912, the wooden Kiruna Church was designed to resemble a tent used by the indigenous Sami people.
The so-called Ingenjörsvillan, formerly a house for mining engineers in Kiruna, is about to be moved to its new location.
Arbeterbostaden B5, a house for LKAB employees, was built in 1899 and is the oldest building in the area. It was moved to its new location at the foot of Luossavaara Mountain in 2017.
A view of Kirunavaara Mountain with smoke from the the iron ore mine in the background. The object in the center is an inactive elevator that once brought iron ore to the surface.