Store Fornestinden

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Store Fornestinden
Store Fornestinden.jpg
West face of Store Fornestinden as seen from Jøvik
Highest point
Elevation 1,477 m (4,846 ft) [1]
Coordinates 69°33′59″N 19°55′43″E / 69.56639°N 19.92861°E / 69.56639; 19.92861Coordinates: 69°33′59″N 19°55′43″E / 69.56639°N 19.92861°E / 69.56639; 19.92861
Map of the location
Map of the location
Store Fornestinden
Location in Troms
Location Tromsø, Troms, Norway
Parent range Lyngen Alps
First ascent 3 August 1898 by Geoffrey Hastings, William C. Slingsby and Walter Perry Haskett-Smith[1]

Store Fornestinden is the highest peak of a mountain in the eastern part of the municipality of Tromsø in Troms county, Norway, about 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of the city of Tromsø. It is located about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) west of the village of Lyngseidet in the municipality of Lyngen. The mountain is on the southern shore of the Kjosen fjord, an arm of the large Ullsfjorden.

The mountain consists of two peaks, the highest being Store Fornestinden at 1,477 metres (4,846 ft). The second peak named Litle Fornestinden, is slightly more northerly with a height of 1,050 metres (3,440 ft). The mountain is located in the Lyngen Alps, part of the Scandinavian Mountains.


  1. ^ a b "Store Fornestinden". Retrieved 2010-03-18. 

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