Mørkdalstuva

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Mørkdalstuva
Mørkdalstua
Map of the location
Map of the location
Mørkdalstuva
Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Elevation 345 m (1,132 ft)
Prominence 345 m (1,132 ft)
Location
Location Hitra, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Coordinates 63°29′38″N 08°30′50″E / 63.49389°N 8.51389°E / 63.49389; 8.51389Coordinates: 63°29′38″N 08°30′50″E / 63.49389°N 8.51389°E / 63.49389; 8.51389
Topo map 1421 IV Skardsøya

Mørkdalstuva or Mørkdalstua is the tallest mountain on the island of Hitra in the municipality of Hitra in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The 345-metre (1,132 ft) tall mountain lies on the western side of the island, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) northeast of Forsnes and 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) southeast of Kvenvær.[1]

Name[edit]

The mountain is named after the Mørkdalen valley. The last element is the finite form of tuve or tue which means "tussock". The valley name Mørkdalen is a compound of mørk which means "dark" and the finite form of dal which means "dale" or "valley".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mørkdalstua" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2010-12-28.