Sølen

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Sølen
Søln Rendalen.jpg
Søre, Midtre and Nordre Sølen seen from Engerdal (south-east)
Highest point
Elevation 1,755 m (5,758 ft)
Prominence 1,018 m (3,340 ft) [1]
Isolation 65.6 kilometres (40.8 mi)
Coordinates 61°53′5″N 11°31′0″E / 61.88472°N 11.51667°E / 61.88472; 11.51667Coordinates: 61°53′5″N 11°31′0″E / 61.88472°N 11.51667°E / 61.88472; 11.51667
Geography
Location Rendalen, Hedmark, Norway
Topo map N1918 I Otnes and N2018 IV Isteren

Sølen, also called Rendalssølen, Søln and Rendalssøln is a mountain in Rendalen municipality in Hedmark, Norway. The mountain has three peaks,

  • Nordre Sølen, 1,699 m (5,574 ft)
  • Midtre Sølen, 1,755 m (5,758 ft)
  • Søre Sølen, 1,688 m (5,538 ft)

The three peaks and their saddles make the mountain distinct from a long distance.

Seen from the east, by Sandtjønn
Nordre, Midtre and Søre Sølen seen from Rondeslottet (west).

The name[edit]

The name is maybe derived from the Norse word sǫlr 'sallow, wan' - or the form of the mountain was compared with a saddle (Norse sǫðull m).

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