Blokktinden

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Blokktinden
Blokktind
Blokktind.JPG
Blokktinden seen from Halsa in Meløy
Elevation 1,032 m (3,386 ft)
Prominence 674 m (2,211 ft)
Location
Map of the location
Map of the location
Blokktinden
Location in Nordland
Location Rødøy, Nordland, Norway
Range Saltfjellet
Coordinates 66°39′08″N 13°26′03″E / 66.65222°N 13.43417°E / 66.65222; 13.43417Coordinates: 66°39′08″N 13°26′03″E / 66.65222°N 13.43417°E / 66.65222; 13.43417
Topo map 1928 III Melfjorden

Blokktinden or Blokktind is a mountain in the municipality of Rødøy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the southern side of Tjongsfjorden, across from the village of Tjong. The summit has a good view of the Svartisen glacier and the coastal islands.[1]

Name[edit]

The first element is blokk which means "block" or "mountain that consists of one single rock". The last element is the finite form of tind which means "mountain peak".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blokktinden" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-02-01.