Blåhø

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Blåhøa
Blåhø
Blåhø.jpg
Highest point
Elevation1,671 m (5,482 ft)
Prominence910 m (2,990 ft)
Coordinates62°45′15″N 9°19′56″E / 62.7542°N 09.3323°E / 62.7542; 09.3323Coordinates: 62°45′15″N 9°19′56″E / 62.7542°N 09.3323°E / 62.7542; 09.3323[1]
Geography
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Blåhøa
Location of the mountain
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Blåhøa
Blåhøa (Norway)
LocationTrøndelag, Norway
Parent rangeTrollheimen
Topo map1520 IV Trollhetta

Blåhøa (or Blåhø) is a mountain in the municipality of Oppdal in Trøndelag county, Norway. It is the highest mountain at the northeastern side of the Trollheimen mountain range. The mountain is located in the northwestern part of the municipality of Oppdal, 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).[2] 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. ^ "Blåhøa, Oppdal (Trøndelag)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2017-03-23.
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Blåhø" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-02-09.