An account of the Lofoden Islands of Norway

By Hartung, G. and Dulk, A.

SKU# 18006

$ 23.00

Pp. 559-739.  Extract with self-wrappers, 8vo.  Report of Commissioner of Fish and Fishes for 1878.  This work has five parts on the fishes of Norway and the Lofoten island group.  Some papers are translated from the German by Herman Jacobson.  Lofoten is an archipelago and a traditional district in the county of Nordland, Norway.  It is located at the 68th and 69th parallels north of the Arctic Circle.  Lofoten is known for a distinctive scenery with dramatic mountains and peaks, open sea and sheltered bays, beaches and untouched lands.  Though lying within the Arctic Circle, the archipelago experiences one of the world's largest elevated temperature anomalies relative to its high latitude (from wiki).

Publisher Government Printing Office
Publisher Place Washington
Date Published 1879
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A near fine copy.
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