Sekken is an island in Molde Municipality, Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The island is located in Romsdal Fjord, at the mouth of the Langfjorden. The island lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south of the island of Bolsøya and about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) west of the historic island of Veøya. There are no road connections to the 18.7-square-kilometre (7.2 sq mi) island except for a ferry connection between the town of Molde and Seterneset on the island.[1] The proposed Langfjord Tunnel includes a possible branch off the main tunnel under the Langfjorden that would connect Sekken to the mainland by subsea road tunnel.

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View of Sekken (back) and Veøy (front)
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Sekken is located in Møre og Romsdal
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Location of the island
Sekken is located in Norway
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Sekken (Norway)
Geography
LocationMøre og Romsdal, Norway
Coordinates62°39′35″N 7°17′23″E / 62.6598°N 7.2897°E / 62.6598; 7.2897Coordinates: 62°39′35″N 7°17′23″E / 62.6598°N 7.2897°E / 62.6598; 7.2897
Area18.7 km2 (7.2 sq mi)
Length8.5 km (5.28 mi)
Width3.6 km (2.24 mi)
Highest elevation304 m (997 ft)
Highest pointTranhaugen
Administration
Norway
CountyMøre og Romsdal
MunicipalityMolde Municipality

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Sekken" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-11-08.

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