Vestfold


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Vestfold

(vĕst`fôl'), county (1995 pop. 203,231), c.900 sq mi (2,330 sq km), SE Norway, bordering on the Skagerrak in the south and on the Oslofjord in the east. Tønsberg is the capital. Farming, shipping, and fishing are the chief occupations, with much of the Norwegian merchant marine registered at Vestfold ports, notably Tønsberg, Sandefjord, and Larvik.

Vestfold

 

an oasis of the Ingrid Christensen Coast of Antarctica, between 68°25’-68°40’ S. lat. and 77°53’-78°36’. long. With an area of 400 sq km, it consists of small rises with depressions between them, filled with relict salt lakes.

Vestfold was discovered in 1935 by K. Mikkelsen, captain of the Norwegian whaling ship Thorshavn. It was named in honor of one of the provinces of Norway. Since January 1957 it has been the site of the Australian Davis scientific station.

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Vestfold public procurement cooperation (vois) intends to enter into a framework agreement on office supplies, Copy paper and free school supplies.
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Liverpool John Moores University has teamed up with Mersey Maritime and Vestfold University College in Norway to bring together maritime clusters from the Atlantic region.
In doing so Telenor is increasing its focus on fibre in Vestfold and the counties of Agder.
2 October 2012 - Norwaya[euro](tm)s telecom Telenor ASA (PINK:TELNY) on Tuesday said it had closed the purchase of domestic fibre companies LOS Bynett AS and Bynett Privat AS from Agder Energi, in a move to increase focus on fibre in the Vestfold and Agder counties.
The competition was held at the spectacular Brunstad Conference Centre, Stokke, Vestfold - about one-and-a-half hours'drive away from Oslo.
20 April 2010 - Norwegian provider Atea ASA (OSL: ATEA) said today it will deliver PCs and services to first-year students in colleges in the counties of Oppland, Buskerud, Telemark and Vestfold, in a deal, valued at NOK60m for 2010.
Emission & Power Solutions Plc (Emission & Power Solutions) (Euronext:EPI), a clean tech company that licences, acquires, develops, deploys, and transfers technologies dedicated to improving fuel economy, has received an initial purchase order for its Nitrogen Oxide sensor from Amelti Systems AS, a Vestfold, Norway based manufacturer of industrial engine and vehicle fleet monitoring and management systems.
For further information about TAnsberg and the Vestfold area or the hotels where George Macintyre was a guest contact TAnsberg Tourists Centre on (+47) 333 54520; fax: (+47) 33 35 45 19 or visit www.
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