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Nystuen

Nystuen is a village in Filefjell in Vang, Innlandet county, Norway. It is the site of an old state guest house and located near Otrovatnet. From 1936, Wideroe flew tourists with sea planes to the lake. Arnesen, Odd. På gronne vinger over Norge. ...

                                               

Odnes

Odnes is a place in the municipality of Sondre Land in Innlandet county, Norway. It lies on the north side of the Randfjord along County Road 33 and it is named after the nearby Odnes farm. Odnes was a station on the discontinued Valdres Line. Od ...

                                               

Ostre Gausdal

Ostre Gausdal is a former municipality in Oppland county, Norway. It was created when Gausdal was split into Ostre and Vestre Gausdal in 1879. At that time Ostre Gausdal had a population of 5.911. On 1 January 1962 the two municipalities were reu ...

                                               

Olstappen

Olstappen is a lake in the municipalities of Sor-Fron and Nord-Fron in Innlandet county, Norway. The Vinstra River, coming from the southwest, flows into the west side of Olstappen and flows out of Olstappens northeast corner, thence east into Gu ...

                                               

Ottadalen

The Otta Valley is a valley in the municipalities of Skjåk, Lom, Vågå, and Sel in the county of Oppland, Norway. The Otta Valley is one of the lateral valleys of the Gudbrand Valley. Others include Billingsdal, Gausdal, Heidal, and Vinstra. It li ...

                                               

Ovre Leirungen

Ovre Leirungen is a lake in the Jotunheimen mountains in Norways Jotunheimen National Park. The lake is located at Vågå Municipality, Innlandet, between Gjende lake and Leirungåse river.

                                               

Ovre Sjodalsvatnet

Ovre Sjodalsvatnet is a lake that is part of the river Sjoa in the municipality of Vågå in Innlandet county, Norway. Near the top of the lake is Maurvangen campground and Bessheim mountain lodge. Sjoa is a river that flows from the lake Gjende by ...

                                               

Prestesteinsvatnet

Prestesteinsvatnet is a lake in Luster Municipality in Vestland county, Norway, with a small part of the lake crossing over into the neighboring Lom Municipality in Innlandet county. The 4.12-square-kilometre lake sits at an elevation of 1.357 me ...

                                               

Randsfjorden

Randsfjorden is Norways fourth-largest lake with an area of 139.23 km 2. Its volume is estimated at just over 7 km 3, and its greatest depth is 120 metres. The lake is 135 metres above sea level. It is located in the county of Oppland and borders ...

                                               

Rauddalsvatn

Rauddalsvatnet is a lake which lies in Skjåk municipality in Innlandet county, Norway. It has a surface area of 7.41 km 2 and a perimeter of 22.23 km around. It lies at an elevation of 916 m above sea level.

                                               

Raufoss

Raufoss is the municipal centre of Vestre Toten, a municipality in the county of Innlandet, Norway, 10 kilometers south of the larger town Gjovik. It has approximately 7.000 inhabitants.

                                               

Reinsvoll

Reinsvoll is a village in Vestre Toten municipality, Innlandet county, Norway. Its population is in the region of 1.119. It is located between Eina and Raufoss, and has a train station on Gjovikbanen. Reinsvoll has been mentioned as early as in 1 ...

                                               

Ringstad, Oppland

Ringstad is a village in Gran municipality, Innlandet county, Norway. Together with the village Gran it forms an urban area with a population of 1.367.

                                               

Roa, Norway

Roa is the administrative centre of Lunner municipality, Viken Norway. Together with the village Lunner it forms an urban area with a population of 1.576. The railway Gjovikbanen goes through Roa, with trains stopping at Roa Station.

                                               

Ron

Ron is a village in the municipality of Vestre Slidre, Innlandet county, Norway. It is located where the Slidrefjord and the Strondafjord meet, a few miles along the E16 south of the centre Slidre. Its population is 302.

                                               

Rondvatnet

Rondvatnet is a narrow lake in Rondane National Park. By the southern end is the Norwegian Mountain Touring Associations cabin Rondvassbu. Rondvatnet separates the eastern part of Rondane from the western part, Smiubelgen. In the summer season th ...

                                               

Saksi (mountain)

Saksi is a mountain in the municipality of Lom in Oppland county, Norway, in the Jotunheimen mountain range. The first known ascent was in 1886 by Carl Hall and Mathias Soggemoen. It has a height of 2.189 m.a.s.l.

                                               

Sandbumoen

Sandbumoen is a village in the municipality of Sel, Innlandet county, Norway. A relatively new development area a few kilometres south of Otta, the population of Sandbumoen is 285.

                                               

Sandvatnet/Kaldfjorden/Oyvatnet

Sandvatnet/Kaldfjorden/Oyvatnet is a lake for which the three parts have different names. The lake lies in Nord-Fron, Sor-Fron and Oystre Slidre municipalities in Innlandet county, Norway. Sandvatnet is the western part, Kaldfjorden is the centra ...

                                               

Segalstad bru

Segalstad bru is the administrative centre of Gausdal municipality, Innlandet county, Norway. Its population is 870. It is located on the crossroad between Ostre Gausdal and Vestre Gausdal. The location got its name from the bridge which links ea ...

                                               

Sikkilsdalen

Sikkilsdalen is a valley in Nord-Fron municipality, Innlandet county in the eastern part of Jotunheimen, Norway. Sikkilsdalen used as grazing land for horses in the summer. The Royal Mountain Chalet, Prinsehytta, belonging to the Norwegian Royal ...

                                               

Skåbu

Skåbu is a village in Nord-Fron municipality, Innlandet county, Norway. It has 600 inhabitants. Skåbu is situated 870m above sea level and is the highest permanently inhabited village in northern Europe.

                                               

Skeikampen

Skeikampen is a mountain located at Gausdal municipality in Oppland, Norway. Skeikampen Alpine Centre offers both ski lifts and pistes. The first cross-country tourists arrived in 1895 and the first ski lift was built in 1959. The area also has a ...

                                               

Skogbygda, Oppland

Skogbygda is a village in the Heidal district in the Sel municipality, Innlandet county, Norway. The place is predominantly agricultural, counting a few dozen farms, the main ones being Steine cadastral number 176, Brenna 177, Holen 178, Kagrud 1 ...

                                               

Skrautvål

Skrautvål is a village in Nord-Aurdal, Innlandet county, Norway. It is located north of Fagernes, and north-east of the lake Sæbufjorden and Norwegian National Road 51. A local sports team is Skrautvål IL, of which Inger Helene Nybråten is the mo ...

                                               

Skredahoin

Skredahoin a mountain of Oppland, in southern Norway with an elevation of 1800m above sea level. Its tip lies at a latitude of 62.25 and longitude of 9.18333. Skredahoin lies in an active seismic region and hence experiences frequent earthquakes, ...

                                               

Skreia

Skreia is a village in the municipality of Ostre Toten, Innlandet county, Norway. Skreia was the terminus of Skreia Line Skreiabanen, an abandoned railway line which once ran between Reinsvoll and Skreia. The single track rail was a branch line f ...

                                               

Slidre

Slidre is the administrative centre of Vestre Slidre Innlandet county, municipality, Norway. Slidre with its surrounding areas was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 see formannskapsdistrikt. It was divided into Vestre Slidre and Oystr ...

                                               

Slidrefjord

Slidrefjord is a lake which lies in the municipalities of Vestre Slidre and Vang in Innlandet county, Norway. The lake is part of the Begna Watershed. Slidrefjord has a surface area of 11.29 km² and a shore length of 46.34 km. It is at an elevati ...

                                               

Smiubelgen

Smiubelgen is a mountain range in the western part of Rondane National Park, Norway, separated from the eastern part by Rondvatnet. The Smiubelgen mountains have sharper ridges than the eastern part of Rondane. The meaning of the name is the blac ...

                                               

Snertingdal

Snertingdal is a former municipality in Oppland county, Norway. It was created by a split from Biri on January 1, 1910. At that time Snertingdal had a population of 2.028. On 1 January 1964 Snertingdal was incorporated into Gjovik, along with Bir ...

                                               

Sognefjellet

Sognefjellet is a mountainous area and mountain pass which connects Lustrafjorden and its surrounding valley with the Ottadalen valley in the Jotunheimen area. Sognefjellet is located in Luster Municipality and Lom Municipality in Norway. Sognefj ...

                                               

Spåtind

Spåtind is a mountain in the middle between Lillehammer and Fagernes. The summit lies on the border between the municipalities Nordre Land and Etnedal, both in the county of Oppland. Spåtind is the highest mountain in the mountain area Synnfjell. ...

                                               

Steinbusjoen

Steinbusjoen is a lake which lies in Vang municipality in Innlandet county, Norway. The lake is part of the Begna Watershed, and is regulated for the Ylja kraftverk. It is 13.52 km² in area and 34.52 km around. It lies at an elevation of 1.211 m ...

                                               

Store Bukkeholstinden

Store Bukkeholstinden is a mountain in Lom, Oppland, Norway. It is the highest among the mountains called Bukkeholstindane, and lies on a ridge between the glacier Bukkeholsbreen in the north, and the valley Tverrbytnede in the south.

                                               

Store Hellstugutinden

Store Hellstugutinden is a mountain in Lom, Oppland, Norway and is in the mountain range Jotunheimen. Store Hellstugutinden is the highest of several peaks along the ridge Hellstugutindane, between Hellstugubrean/Vestre Memurubrean in east and Ur ...

                                               

Store Knutsholstinden

The first element is the genitive of the name of the large gorge Knutsholet, the last element is the finite form of tind m mountain peak. The name of the gorge is a compound of the male name Knut and hol n hole hollow, gorge. The reason for the n ...

                                               

Store Memurutinden

The first element is the name of the river Memuru Muru, the last element is the finite form of tind m mountain peak. The rivername is derived from the verb mara dig - the first element Me- is from Old Norse mid in the middle, because the mouth of ...

                                               

Store Trollhoin

Store Trollhoin is a mountain in Lom municipality, Oppland, Norway. It has a height of 2201 metres above sea level, and is the 57th highest mountain in the country.

                                               

Storebjorn

Storebjorn is a mountain in Lom, Oppland, Norway and lies in the Jotunheimen mountain range. North of the summit is the mountain Veslebjorn, and east of the glacier Smorstabbrean.

                                               

Storegut

Storegut is a mountain in Jotunheimen National Park in southern Norway. The border between the counties of Oppland and Sogn og Fjordane is close to the summit.

                                               

Storhoa (Rauma)

Storhoa is a mountain on the border between the municipalities of Rauma in More og Romsdal and Lesja and Skjåk in Oppland, in southern Norway. It is 1.921 meters high an lies in the center of Reinheimen National Park.

                                               

Storhoi (Lom)

Storhoi is a mountain in the municipality of Lom in Oppland, in southern Norway. It is 1.777 meters high and lies in the northeastern part of Breheimen National Park.

                                               

Storhove

Storhove is a neighborhood of Lillehammer, Norway, located 5 kilometers north of the city center. It is the location of the campus of Lillehammer University College and the Lillehammer offices of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. During the ...

                                               

Storjuvtinden

Storjuvtinden is a mountain in Norway. It is close to Norways highest mountain Galdhopiggen. It is located in the massif between the valleys Leirdalen and Visdalen. The mountain can be accessed from Geitsætri in Leirdalen without a glacier crossi ...

                                               

Storsmeden

Storsmeden is a mountain in the western part of the Rondane mountain range. The mountains in the western part are called the Smiubelgen mountains. The mountain is easiest to access on its western ridge. Experienced hikers may access via Veslesmed ...

                                               

Strondafjorden

Strondafjorden is a lake which lies in the municipalities of Nord-Aurdal and Vestre Slidre in Innlandet county, Norway. The lake is part of the Begna watershed. The northwest end of the lake is crossed by the Ulnes Bridge. It has an area of 13.24 ...

                                               

Styggehobretindan

Styggehobretindan is a mountain ridge surrounding the glacier Styggehobrean, in Jotunheimen of southern Norway. The highest peak is Soraustre Styggehobreatinden, it reaches 2.232 m above sea level.

                                               

Surtningssue

Surtningssue is the seventh-highest mountain in Norway. It lies in Jotunheimen, on the border between the municipalities Lom and Vågå. Surtningssue has several distinct peaks, of which Store Surtningssue is the highest. Surtningssue is most easil ...

                                               

Tangen, Oppland

Tangen is a ferry docking point on the west side of Randsfjorden, in Oppland, Norway. It is located about 3 km east of Bjoneroa, another village nearby.