Blåhø

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Blåhøa
Blåhø
Blåhø.jpg
Elevation 1,671 m (5,482 ft)
Prominence 910 m (2,990 ft)
Location
Map of the location
Map of the location
Blåhø
Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Location Oppdal, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Range Trollheimen
Coordinates 62°45′15″N 09°19′56″E / 62.75417°N 9.33222°E / 62.75417; 9.33222Coordinates: 62°45′15″N 09°19′56″E / 62.75417°N 9.33222°E / 62.75417; 9.33222
Topo map 1520 IV Trollhetta

Blåhøa (or Blåhø) is a mountain in the municipality of Oppdal in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is the highest at the northeastern end of the Trollheimen mountain range. The mountain is located in the northwestern part of the municipality, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of the lake Gjevillvatnet, about 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) west of Nerskogen (in Rennebu), and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Vognillan.

The 1,671-metre (5,482 ft) tall mountain has a topographic prominence of 910 metres (2,990 ft).[1] The Speilsalen glacial tunnel was located about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) northeast of the peak.

Name[edit]

The first element is blå which means "blue", and the last element is hø(a) which means a "large and round mountain".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Blåhø" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-02-09.