Store Molla

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Store Molla
Stormolla
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View of Stormolla
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Location in Lofoten
Geography
Location Nordland, Norway
Coordinates 68°15′48″N 14°50′36″E / 68.2632°N 14.8433°E / 68.2632; 14.8433Coordinates: 68°15′48″N 14°50′36″E / 68.2632°N 14.8433°E / 68.2632; 14.8433
Area 35.3 km2 (13.6 sq mi)
Length 10 km (6 mi)
Width 5 km (3.1 mi)
Highest elevation 751 m (2,464 ft)
Highest point Heggedalstinden
Norway
County Nordland
Municipality Vågan

Stormolla or Store Molla is an island in the municipality of Vågan in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the Lofoten islands, south of Austvågøya and Hinnøya and northeast of Lille Molla and Skrova.

The 35.3-square-kilometre (13.6 sq mi) island has a ferry connection from the northern tip of the island to the village of Digermulen on the neighboring island of Hinnøya. Most of the 55 residents (2005) live in the small fishing village of Brettesnes on the southern tip of the island.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Molla" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-07-13.