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Norway north of 65

Norway north of 65

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Published by Oslo University Press, Allen & Unwin in Oslo, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Norway -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementhead editor Ørnulv Vorren ; editorial board: the curators of Tromsø Museum.
    ContributionsVorren, Oernulv., Tromso, Norway. Museum.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16239553M

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    The Book of Viking Myths: From the Voyages of Leif Erikson to the Deeds of Odin, the Storied History and Folklore of the Vikings by Peter Archer | Feb 7, out of 5 stars Western Norway-- Western Norway is fabled for its fjords, saltwater arms of the sea that stretch date from the end of the last ice age. Some fjords cut into mountain ranges as high as 1,m (3, ft.). The longest fjord in western Norway is the Sognefjord, north of Bergen, which penetrates km ( miles) inland.

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