Building of the power line from Reisadalen to Skillemoen is related to the strategic programme for ensuring security of power supply in Finnmark
county has been a powerbroker in the efforts, and continues to upgrade infrastructure necessary for removing a half-century's worth of Soviet nuclear junk.
has had a large-scale fish and reindeer industry, but today there is emphasis on, and profit in, the tourist and service industries and trade.
Our rooftop hot tub was at the Thon Vica hotel in Alta, the capital of Norway's northernmost Finnmark
I had wandered outside the Alto Igloo ice hotel - in Finnmark
, Norway's northernmost county - and they started their incredible light show.
There is a wholesome eeriness to Finnmark
( a romance ( especially in mid-winter when perpetual darkness swallows the land.
Further information about Finnmark
is available at www.
They introduce the laws of navigational and non-navigational use of international watercourses, the rights of indigenous people (using the Saami of Lapland and Finnmark
as an example) northern European cooperation and watercourse institutions, and Nordic watercourse cooperation and the sustainable use of water.
This month, there seems to be a slightly heavier bias than usual towards animal stories: we have the cover feature about the leopards of Sanjay Ghandi National Park in Mumbai, which are attacking the local human population (page 42); there are the wild Bactrian camels in China's Lop Nur Wild Camel National Nature Reserve, which are suffering from the effects of illegal gold extraction using potassium cyanide (page 14); and there are the reindeer of the extreme north of Norway which, with the guidance of Sami herdsman, make their annual migration across the frozen wastes of Finnmark
to fresh feeding grounds (page 58).
The Committee is concerned that the recently proposed Finnmark
Act will significantly restrict the control and decision-making powers of the Saami population over the right to own and use land and natural resources in the Finnmark
The bottle was found by a couple on a beach in Finnmark
, northern Norway, in 1978.
The aircraft crashed in Norway's Arctic province of Finnmark
, killing 15 people.