Okstindan

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Okstindan
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Seen from Litjfjellet by Drevvatn
Highest point
PeakOksskolten, Hemnes, Nordland, Norway
Elevation1,916 m (6,286 ft)
Coordinates66°00′44″N 14°20′19″E / 66.0122°N 14.3386°E / 66.0122; 14.3386Coordinates: 66°00′44″N 14°20′19″E / 66.0122°N 14.3386°E / 66.0122; 14.3386
Geography
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Location of the mountain
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Okstindan (Norway)
LocationNordland, Norway
Range coordinates66°00′00″N 14°17′37″E / 66.0001°N 14.2937°E / 66.0001; 14.2937[1]

Okstindan is a mountain range which lies in the inner Helgeland district in Nordland county, Norway. It is located within the municipality of Hemnes. The mountain Oksskolten is part of the Okstindan range, and it is the highest mountain in North Norway. Other mountains in the range include Okstinden, Okshornet, Vesttinden, and Bessedørtinden. Between these mountains lies the large glacier Okstindbreen. The Swedish border lies just to the east of the mountains.[2]

The most common starting point for tours of the Okstindan mountains is from the Leirskardalen valley or from the lake Kjennsvannet in Hemnes.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Okstindan, Hemnes (Nordland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Okstindane" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-12-02.