Nordland


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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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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.
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs asked the NYT Kabul bureau chief, Rod Nordland, to provide an explanation.
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.
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.
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Artscape Nordland is a unique and ambitious collection of pieces by artists representing 18 countries, of 33 works placed in gorgeous natural settings throughout the fylke, or county, of Nordland; some settings are so remote you need to hike to them.
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In 2002 in Nordland district, 67 per cent of children were born out of wedlock.
To the west is Norwegian Nordland with its singular polished rock-art and painted caves, and further north more rock-art, notably at Alta in Finnmark.
There is some confusion regarding the type of aircraft in the reports, as Avisa Nordland reports it being a 737-300 while VG, another Norwegian newspaper, reports that it was a 767-300.