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Nordland

(nôr`län, no͝or`–), county (1995 pop. 241,420), 14,798 sq mi (38,327 sq km), N central Norway, bordering on the Norwegian Sea in the west and on Sweden in the east. The chief towns are Bodø (the capital), Mo, and Narvik. The county has many fjords and approximately 600 islands, including the Lofoten and the Vesterålen groups. Fishing, mining (iron, lead, and zinc), livestock raising, and farming are the main occupations. In addition copper is mined and processed at Sulitjelma.
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Nordland county municipality invites to competition new main board and reserve power systems at the county house.
"Through this partnership that combines Aerion's supersonic expertise with Boeing's global industrial scale and commercial aviation experience, we have the right team to build the future of sustainable supersonic flight," Boeing Vice President Steve Nordland said in a statement.
Before the New York Times stationed him in Afghanistan, Rod Nordland spent years reporting on the Soviet occupation and its aftermath for Newsweek.
Nordic community developer Peab AB (STO:PEABB.ST) announced on Friday that it has been awarded a contract to perform ground-work and construction work in three substations in Nord-Trondelag and Nordland in Norway by Statnett.
Surrounded by some of the highest mountains in Norway, and with large windows providing spectacular views, the cabin is named after the French glaciologist and geographer Charles Rabot, who explored the mountain areas in the province of Nordland thoroughly.The Rabot Mountain Cabin, one of 500 cabins operated by the Norwegian Trekking Association, is open both in summer and winter for hikers and skiers, with prices starting from NOK 270 ($42.50).
An ominous development is the November 30, 2013 New York Times article by Rod Nordland. The article goes out of its way to paint a picture of an Afghan President who is opposing the will of the Afghan people and his own Cabinet due to his delay in signing the BSA.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs asked the NYT Kabul bureau chief, Rod Nordland, to provide an explanation.
The Swedish firm said in May it had agreed to divest 80% of the airline to a new company dubbed WF Holding AS, whose shareholders comprise transportation group Torghatten ASA, ferry operator Fjord1 AS and Nordland Fylkeskommune, the county authority of Nordland county, Norway.
Gert was a lifelong resident of Fitchburg, born on February 24, 1925, the daughter of the late Anton and Emmi (Nordland) Lamminen.
High up north, above the imaginary curve of the Arctic Circle, the forests of the Nordland grow denser and summits begin to sharpen or spill into glacier tongues.
KARACHI, April 17, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Shipping activity remained active at the Port where three ships C.V Anvil Plont, C.V Glory and M.V BBC Nordland carrying containers and project cargo were allotted berths at Port Qasim International Container Terminal and Multi Purpose Terminal respectively on Friday, April 15.
In addition to Knight, who will be teaching the primary seminar and workshop, several Nieman fellows serve on the program's advisory board: Rodney Nordland, NF '89, Terri Liehstein, NF '97, Charles Sennott, NF '06, and Hopewell Rugoho-Chin'ono, NF '10.

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