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Sentraltind (also known as Sentraltinden or Vestre Styggedalstind) is a mountain in the Hurrungane mountains in the Jotunheimen mountain range. The 2,348-metre (7,703 ft) tall mountain is located in the eastern part of the municipality of Luster in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is the 10th highest summit in Norway. Sentraltind lies on a ridge between Store Skagastølstind-Vetle Skagastølstind and Store Styggedalstind-Jervvasstind. The mountain is 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) east of the village of Skjolden.[2]

Sentraltind
Vestre Styggedalstind
Skagastølstindane 1986.jpg
Midtre Skagastølstind, Vetle Skagastølstind (center of image), Sentraltind (in the back above the saddle) and Store Skagastølstind (highest to the right) in May 1986
Highest point
Elevation 2,348 m (7,703 ft)
Prominence 80 m (260 ft) [1]
Listing 10 at List of mountains in Norway by height
Coordinates 61°27′49″N 07°52′57″E / 61.46361°N 7.88250°E / 61.46361; 7.88250Coordinates: 61°27′49″N 07°52′57″E / 61.46361°N 7.88250°E / 61.46361; 7.88250
Geography
Sentraltind is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Sentraltind
Sentraltind
Location in Sogn og Fjordane
Location Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
Parent range Hurrungane, Jotunheimen
Topo map 1517 IV Hurrungane
Climbing
First ascent 7 August 1885 Carl Hall, Mathias Soggemoen, and Torger S. Sulheim

NameEdit

The first element is the loan word sentral which means "central" and the last element is the finite form of tind which means "mountain peak". The name is not very old.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Toppomania - Sentraltind" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-09-11.
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Styggedalstindane" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-09-11.