Skorpa, Sogn og Fjordane

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Skorpa
Norway - Skorpa.png
Location in Sogn og Fjordane county
Geography
Location Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
Coordinates 61°36′00″N 4°50′30″E / 61.6001°N 4.8416°E / 61.6001; 4.8416Coordinates: 61°36′00″N 4°50′30″E / 61.6001°N 4.8416°E / 61.6001; 4.8416
Area 9 km2 (3.5 sq mi)
Length 5.7 km (3.54 mi)
Width 2.8 km (1.74 mi)
Highest elevation 393 m (1,289 ft)
Highest point Blåkollen
Administration
Norway
County Sogn og Fjordane
Municipality Flora Municipality

Skorpa is an island in the municipality in Flora in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The 9-square-kilometre (3.5 sq mi) island lies about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) west of the town of Florø in a large group of inhabited islands. Skorpa lies about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) north of the islands of Reksta and Kinn and about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) south of the island of Fanøya.

Aerial view (center right part of the picture)

The island is rocky, mountainous, and barren. Almost all the settlement is located on the southwestern shore. The population (2001) was about 60 residents.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Skorpa" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-11-05.