Sjunkhatten National Park
|Sjunkhatten National Park|
|Location||Bodø, Fauske and Sørfold in Nordland, Norway|
|Area||417.5 km2 (161.2 sq mi)|
|Established||5 February 2010|
|Governing body||Directorate for Nature Management|
Sjunkhatten National Park (Norwegian: Sjunkhatten nasjonalpark) was established in 2010. The park consists of a 417.5-square-kilometre (161.2 sq mi) continuously protected area, including 39.8-square-kilometre (15.4 sq mi) sea area. It is located in Nordland county, Norway, and it covers parts of the municipalities of Bodø, Fauske, and Sørfold. The park includes glacier-formed landscape, caves and water systems, fjords, the large lake Heggmovatnet, rare animal species, and cultural heritage.
- Askheim, Svein. "Sjunkhatten". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
- "Forskrift om Sjunkhatten nasjonalpark/ Dávga suoddjimparkka, Bodø, Sørfold og Fauske kommuner i Nordland fylke" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Oslo: Government of Norway. 2010. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
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