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Northern Norway

Northern Norway ( Bokmål: Norwegian: Nord-Norge, Nynorsk: Nord-Noreg, North Sámi: Davvi-Norga) is the geographical region of Norway, consisting of the three northernmost counties Nordland, Troms and Finnmark, in total about 35% of the Norwegian mainland. Some of the largest towns in Northern Norway (from south to north) are Mo i Rana, Bodø, Narvik, Harstad, Tromsø and Alta.

Alta Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Alta Museum is located in Alta in northern Norway within the Arctic Circle. It's northern Norway's most-visited summer museum, with more than 1,000 visitors each day. It presents exhibitions on local culture and historic industries including the nearby prehistoric rock carvings that form a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located at the early settlement of Finnmark and dating from around 11,000 years ago.

Rock carvings at Alta

The Rock art of Alta ( Helleristningene i Alta) are located in and around the municipality of Alta in the county of Finnmark in northern Norway. Since the first carvings were discovered in 1972, more than 6000 carvings have been found on several sites around Alta.

Northern Lights Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Northern Lights Cathedral - Alta Church ( Norwegian: Nordlyskatedralen - Alta Kirke) is a the main parish church in Alta Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the central part of the town of Alta. The church is part of the Alta parish in the Alta deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland.

Alta Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alta Church ( Norwegian: Alta kirke) is a parish church in Alta Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the Bossekop area in the town of Alta. The church is part of the Alta parish in the Alta deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland.

Tirpitz Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The museum has one of the largest collections of photos and artifacts from the battleship Tirpitz , a Bismarck-class battleship built for the German Kriegsmarine during World War II. The battleship Tirpitz had served as one of the main threats against supply convoys sailing to Murmansk.

Alta controversy

The Alta controversy refers to a political controversy in Norway in the late 1970s and early 1980s concerning the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in the Alta river in Finnmark, Northern Norway.

Seiland National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Seiland National Park ( Norwegian: Seiland nasjonalpark) lies in the municipalities of Alta, Hammerfest, and Kvalsund in Finnmark county, Norway. The island of Seiland is the second largest in Finnmark county after Sørøya, and the two glaciers on the island, Seilandsjøkelen and Nordmannsjøkelen, are the northernmost glaciers in Scandinavia.

Kåfjord Church (Finnmark) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kåfjord Church ( Norwegian: Kåfjord kirke) is a parish church in Alta Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the village of Kåfjord. The church is part of the Alta parish in the Alta deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland.

Elvebakken Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Elvebakken Church ( Norwegian: Elvebakken kirke) is a parish church in Alta Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the Elvebakken area in the town of Alta. The church is part of the Alta parish in the Alta deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland.

Talvik Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Talvik Church ( Norwegian: Talvik kirke) is a parish church in Alta Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the village of Talvik, along the Altafjorden and the European route E06 highway. The church is part of the Talvik parish in the Alta deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland.