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Haugesund

(hou`gəso͝on), city (1995 pop. 29,073), Rogaland co., S Norway, a port on the North Sea. It has large fisheries and industries producing processed fish and aluminum. It also has a 928-ft (283-m) drydock, which, at its completion in 1979, was the largest in Scandinavia. Nearby are numerous Viking monuments, including the grave of Harold I (9th cent.).

Haugesund

 

a city and North Sea port in Norway, in the fylke (county) of Rogaland. Population, 27,000 (1975). The city manufactures and exports fish products and has shipyards and dry docks.

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