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Storskrymten

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Parent range  Dovrefjell
Elevation  1,985 m
Mountain range  Dovrefjell
Topo map  1419 I Storskrymten
Prominence  606 m
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Location  Møre og Romsdal, Sør-Trøndelag, and Oppland, Norway
Similar  Puttegga, Snøhetta, Salhøa, Svarthøtta, Store Larstind

Storskrymten is a 1,985-metre (6,512 ft) tall mountain in Norway. The top of the mountain is a tripoint for three counties and three municipalities: Oppdal Municipality (Sør-Trøndelag county), Sunndal Municipality (Møre og Romsdal county), and Lesja Municipality (Oppland county). The nearest urban areas are the village of Sunndalsøra which is located about 42 kilometres (26 mi) to the northwest and Dombås which is located about 32 kilometres (20 mi) to the south.

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Map of Storskrymten, 6613 Gj%C3%B8ra, Norway

It is the highest mountain in all of Sør-Trøndelag county. Less than 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) east of Storskrymten is the mountain Litlskrymten which means "the little Skrymt". It is located within the Dovrefjell–Sunndalsfjella National Park.

Name

The first element is stor which means "big" and the last element is the finite form of skrymt which means "uncanny thing", "fright", or "scare" (the hillsides of the mountain are extremely steep).

References

Storskrymten Wikipedia


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