Skottinden

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Skottinden
Vestvagoya-skottinden-winter.jpg
Skottinden on Vestvågøya
Highest point
Elevation 671 m (2,201 ft) [1]
Prominence 663 m (2,175 ft) [1][2]
Coordinates 68°04′54″N 13°29′32″E / 68.08167°N 13.49222°E / 68.08167; 13.49222Coordinates: 68°04′54″N 13°29′32″E / 68.08167°N 13.49222°E / 68.08167; 13.49222
Geography
Map of the location
Map of the location
Skottinden
Location in Nordland
Location Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norway
Topo map 1031-II Leknes

Skottinden is a mountain in the Lofoten archipelago, in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the southwestern part of the island of Vestvågøya. The 671-metre (2,201 ft) tall mountain is situated about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northwest of the village of Ballstad and about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) east of the Nappstraumen strait separating the islands of Vestvågøya and Flakstadøya.

Skottinden from Storeid near Leknes, from the northeast

The southern ridge of Skottinden has several lesser summits: Sengestokken, Blåtinden, and Munkan.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Major Mountains of Nordland". Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  2. ^ "Skottinden". haramfjell.no. Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  3. ^ Vestvågøy, Turkart 1:50 000 (Map) (2007 ed.). Cartography by Statens Kartverk, Norway. Den Norske Turistforening.