Nordnes Park

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The Nordnes Park (Norwegian: Nordnesparken) is a public park on the north-west end of the Nordnes peninsula in Bergen, Norway. It was established 1888-1898 after an initiative from Edvard G. Johannessen in Det nyttige Sels¨kab and is 32.7 decare.[1]

Bergen Aquarium and the headquarters of the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research is located in the park.[2][3]

A totem pole given from Bergens twinned town Seattle in connection with Bergens 900 years celebration in 1970 is erected in the Nordnes Park.[1][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hartvedt, Gunnar Hagen (1994). "Nordnesparken". Bergen Byleksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. p. 342. ISBN 82-573-0485-9. 
  2. ^ Hartvedt, Gunnar Hagen (1994). "Akvariet". Bergen Byleksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. pp. 63–64. ISBN 82-573-0485-9. 
  3. ^ Hartvedt, Gunnar Hagen (1994). "Havforskningsinstituttet". Bergen Byleksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. p. 326. ISBN 82-573-0485-9. 
  4. ^ http://www.uib.no/elin/elpub/uibmag/grafikk/eng-96/seattle.htm

Coordinates: 60°23′59.51″N 5°18′8.12″E / 60.3998639°N 5.3022556°E / 60.3998639; 5.3022556