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Map of Bouvetøya

Lykketoppen,[1][2] occasionally anglicized as Lykke Peak, is a snow-covered, 765-meter (2,510 ft) tall summit that surmounts the southwest part of Bouvetøya, standing 1 nautical mile (2 km) east of Norvegia Point. It was first roughly charted in 1898 by a German expedition under Carl Chun, and was recharted and named in December 1927 by the First Norvegia Expedition under Captain Harald Horntvedt.[3]


  1. ^ "Lykketoppen". Norwegian Polar Institute. Archived from the original on 12 May 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Barr, Susan (1987). Norway's Polar Territories. Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 59. ISBN 82-03-15689-4. 
  3. ^ "Lykke Peak". Geographic Names Information System. Archived from the original on 12 May 2012. Retrieved 12 May 2012. 

Coordinates: 54°27′S 3°23′E / 54.450°S 3.383°E / -54.450; 3.383

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Lykke Peak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).