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Fylkesordføreren i Finnmark legger som regional utviklingsaktør opp til en prosess rundt høringen for programmet for konsekvensutredning for utbygginga av olje- og gassfeltet Goliat utenfor Sørøya.
Det har kommet inn 13 listeforslag til fylkestingsvalget i Finnmark 2007.
- Fylkesplanen tar utgangspunkt i Finnmarks utfordringer og spesielle rammebetingelser og setter klare krav til staten og forholdet mellom nasjon og region.
www.finnmark.no   (183 words)

  Finnmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Finnmark (Sami Finnmárkku, Finnish Ruija) is a county in the extreme northeast of Norway, bordering Troms county to the west, Finland (Lapland) to the south and Russia (Murmansk Oblast) to the east.
Finnmark borders the Norwegian Sea (Atlantic Ocean) to the northwest, and to the north and northeast is the Barents Sea (Arctic Ocean).
Finnmark is the northern- and easternmost county of Norway (Svalbard is not considered a county).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Finnmark   (2404 words)

 Finnmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The county of Finnmark is the northernmost and easternmost of the 19 Norwegian counties.
Finnmark is the country’s less populated county with 73 000 inhabitants.
Finnmark is a modern county with well-built infrastructure, for example 11 civil airports.
www.beac.st /default.asp?id=284   (323 words)

 Scandinavian Acenstors of Vannette Erikson - vesg199 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Fredrik BREKKE was born in 1878 in Troldfjord, Tana, Finnmark, Norway.
Soffie BREKKE was born in 1881 in Troldfjord, Tana, Finnmark, Norway.
Aagot BREKKE was born in 1890 in Troldfjord, Tana, Finnmark, Norway.
www.legerdemains.com /ancestors/vesg199.htm   (818 words)

 Scandinavian Acenstors of Vannette Erikson - vesg198 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Johan JOHANSEN was born in 1870 in Gamvik, Finnmark, Norway.
Ole JOHANSEN was born in 1873 in Gamvik, Finnmark, Norway.
Karoline Severin JOHANSDATTER was born in 1878 in Stenvaag, Finnmark, Norway.
www.legerdemains.com /ancestors/vesg198.htm   (965 words)

 The Green Arctic - Finnmark
Finnmark is the northernmost county where Norway swings eastwards; wide, deep fjords and open plains characterise the landscape.
Finnmark has been, and is, totally dependent on the seaís resources.
Finnmark is the principal county of the Sami population.
www.neti.no /arctic/gen/e_finnmark.html   (501 words)

 visitnorthcape.no Nordkapphallen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
From 1975 to 1989 the population decreased from 79,000 to 74,000.
Finnmark’s strategic tourism plan for 2000-2005 is based on the following vision: “Finnmark: An attractive, all year round destination with a clear and consistent profile based on Arctic food and culture.” The development of winter tourism is equally as important as attracting a greater number of tourists to Finnmark.
Finnmark has a higher rate of unemployment than the rest of the country, particularly in the inland regions of the county.
www.visitnorthcape.no /pages/page.php?pageid=29   (1406 words)

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Finnmark is situated in the extreme North East of the country.
Finnmark borders on the Arctic Ocean, The Barent Sea, Finland, Russia and Troms County.
Finnmark and the frontier between Finnmark, Finland, Sweden and Russia is, moreover, the main geographic territory for the Sami peoples.
www.finnmark.no /english/default.aspx   (237 words)

At the 1801 census, the population of Finnmark was a mere 7000, or 0.9% of the Norwegian population.
In Finnmark, agriculture was much less important than in coastal areas further south, and with the gradual disappearance of dairy farming one of the tenets of the traditional way of life was weakened.
The fact that Finnmark is of strategic political importance, situated next to the Kola peninsula where most of the Russian nuclear submarines have their base, gives additional arguments for a strong Norwegian presence in the far North.
www.nhh.no /geo/prosjekt/kbl/n398.html   (9449 words)

 About Finnmark - visitnorway.com
The county of Finnmark is the northernmost county in Norway.
The county of Finnmark has an interesting and dramatic history, strongly characterised by its proximity to the countries that border on it.
In autumn 1944, almost all of Finnmark was burned to the ground during the German retreat.
www.visitnorway.com /templates/NTRDestinationArticle.aspx?id=162846   (430 words)

 Odin - Norway and Russia - Artic neighbours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In East Finnmark the population was already trading with Russians at the end of the 17th century, and by the early 1700s Russian ships were calling at ports in West Finnmark too.
Finnmark was beset with stagnation and recession throughout most of the 18th century, and the authorities closed their eyes to the trade with the Russians because the Pomors were instrumental in solving a vital supply problem, i.e.
As from 1840 Finnmark underwent a period of intensive development, during which roads were built, regular steamship and telegraph services were established, and so on, and it was easy to see that North Norway had made considerably greater progress towards prosperity and development than North Russia.
odin.dep.no /.../norway/history/032005-990459/index-dok000-b-n-a.html   (2718 words)

Finnmark University College is situated at the top of Europe, and is the northernmost University College in Norway.
Finnmark is a meeting place for Sami, Finnish, Norwegian, and Russian cultures.
Finnmark is renowned for some of nature’s most unique phenomena.
www.hifm.no /index.php?lang=eng   (258 words)

 NACC Mid-Atlantic: Northern Norway Information
While the coastal landscape of Finnmark is stark with mountain plateaus tipping down towards the sea, there are also forested valleys with lush river banks and small farms.
The entire coast from the Arctic Circle to east Finnmark is called «bird rock channel», because there are thousands of birds of all species in the air, in the sea, on the islands and in the mountains.
Finnmark was the site of one of the oldest settlements in Norway, the Komsa culture, which seems to date back to 8000 BC.
www.naccma.org /norway/north.asp   (498 words)

 Finnmark - Encyclopedia.com
Finnmark was severely damaged (1944) by the Germans in World War II.
KENOR: Kenor stakes claims for diamond prospecting in Finnmark, Norway.
Foreign Minister Jan Petersen to lay wreath at memorial to fallen Soviet soldiers on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of eastern Finnmark.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-E-Finnmark.html   (332 words)

 Finnmark, Norway Apartments for rent Finnmark apartment rentals, Finnmark furnished apartments to rent.
Finnmark, Norway Apartments for rent Finnmark apartment rentals, Finnmark furnished apartments to rent.
Finnmark apartment rentals and houses for rent are posted daily by Finnmark owners, property managers and roommates.
Finnmark apartment rentals, sublets, rooms and potential Finnmark renters have not been screened, verified or evaluated.
www.sublet.com /city_rentals/Finnmark_Rentals.asp   (185 words)

 Birds in Finnmark
Because of the Golf Stream Finnmark has the longest icefree coast in the Arctic.
Finnmark is probably the most popular county for birdwatchers.
Other birders come to Finnmark to add to their "life list" eastern bird species which otherwise rarely appear in Europe.
home.online.no /~egnter/finnmark.htm   (284 words)

 finnmark-2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The wide Tana Valley in Finnmark has birch forests and pine forests.
Tana River in Finnmark is the border between Northern Norway and Finland.
Adamsfjordfossen, The Adam Fjord Falls, in West-Finnmark is pouring its clear water into the Adamsfjord, a sidearm to one of the several long fjords in Finnmark, Laksefjord (The Salmon Fjord).
www.geocities.com /Athens/Aegean/3600/finnmark-2.htm   (287 words)

 Lofoten War Museum - Burning of Finnmark
He also had the responsibility for the retreat of the 20th Mountain Army from Finland which comprised of 170000 men, 13000 lorries, 40000 horses and thousands of Russian prisoners of war.
In Finnmark the Russians launched an attack and 19 army corps was forced to retreat.
For the Wehrmacht, it was important that the military retreat proceed without delays, without being encumbered with an evacuation of a large number of civilians.
www.lofotenkrigmus.no /e_finnmark.htm   (333 words)

 Search Results for "Finnmark"
...Norwegian provinces of Finnmark and Troms and part of Nordland; the Swedish historic province of Lappland; N Finland; and the Kola Peninsula of Russia.
...European mainland, Finnmark co., N Norway, E of North Cape, at lat.
Although Mageroya is separated by a narrow channel from the mainland, North...
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/65search?query=Finnmark   (228 words)

 bo davidsson - norway - finnmark
Finnmark is Norway´s most northern county and even the largest (15% of Norway´s areal), but has the smallest population, 75.000 persons (1,8%).
The wetlands on the Finnmark Mountain Plateau is important nesting grounds for many species of wading birds, ducks, geese and whooper swans.
Only a few communities were left intact and provide us with examples of the building traditions in Finnmark from the period before the war.
www.boprod.se /norge/finnmark/index_eng.html   (215 words)

 Rusket Finnmark Travel Page - VirtualTourist.com
Finnmark is the northernmost and easternmost county in Norway.
The oceans around Finnmark are the Arctic Ocean, the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea, and it has borders with Russia, Finnland and the norwegian county Troms.
The brown bears (ursus arctos arctos) that might be seen in Finnmark belong to a common russian- finnish-norwegian stock, and are mainly observed in the eastern part of Finnmark.
members.virtualtourist.com /m/97191/7a   (731 words)

 met.no: Climate
One of the stations, Sihccajavri, has an annual temperature of -3,1 °C. The coldest year ever was in 1893, when Kautokeino (Finnmark) recorded a mean temperature of -5,1 °C. Sihccajavri equalled this in 1985.
The Finnmark Plateau is the coldest area with mean monthly temperatures around -15 °C. The highest temperature ever registered during winter, is 18,9 °C in Sunndalsøra (Møre og Romsdal) in February.
The inner part of Østlandet, the Finnmark Plateau, and some smaller areas near the Swedish border, are all lee areas in relation to the large weather systems mainly coming from the west.
met.no /english/climate   (1126 words)

 Search Results for "Finnmark"
3,016), Finnmark co., extreme NE Norway, on the island of Vardoya in the Arctic Ocean, near the entrance to the Varangerfjord....
It includes the Norwegian provinces of Finnmark and Troms and part of Nordland; the Swedish historic province...
...The majority of Norwegians are of Scandinavian stock, but in the northern county of Finnmark, Lapps and Finns predominate.
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=Finnmark   (261 words)

 THE WITCHES' SABBATH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Kirsti told Mari that she was to leave for Lyderhorn, in the vicinity of Bergen, but in order that Mari might arrive there as quickly as possible, Kirsti cast a spell on Mari, turning Mari into a raven.
It was by means of Mari's confession in court, and gradually those of many other women, that the court now came to know of the cause behind a tragic event which struck the fishing population in 1617.
Finnmark belonged to the outermost realm of Christianity in the North.
www.ub.uit.no /fag/historie/christma.htm   (4434 words)

 FINNMARK - General Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Finnmark is on the same latitude as Siberia, Greenland and Alaska.
The landscape of Finnmark is special and very varied; mountains, fjords, valleys and endless plains.
The population of Finnmark is a mere 76,000, spread over altogether 48,000 km².
www.tellus.no /finnmark/gindex.html   (222 words)

 Henry Minde: The Saami Movement, the Norwegian Labour Party and Saami Rights
In this region the ratio was biggest in Finnmark, where it amounted to 36 percent of the population.
The social elite from the South that Collet Vogt associated with during his trip to Finnmark seems to have been unanimous in their negative evaluation of the Labour movement in Finnmark, even though some of them, according to the narrative, were socialists.
That the Finnmark Labour Party during and after the hunger strike lost its monopoly status as an interpreting body between the Norwegian population, especially the Party centrally, and the Saami in Finnmark, made the power holders in Finnmark frustrated and angry.
www.uit.no /ssweb/dok/Minde/Henry/84.htm   (12645 words)

 Regnor Jernsletten, article 1986.
Then the Ministry of Agriculture urged the County Governor of Finnmark to adhere strictly to the wording of the language clause, informing him that deeds of conveyance drafted to purchasers who did not master Norwegian would not be approved in the time to come.
Like the Members of Parliament from Finnmark, le Maire maintained that the authorities had to wait until the schools had succeeded in Norwegianizing the Quains and Sámi before the language clause could be applied.
Artikkelen behandler hvordan jordsalgslovgivninga for Finnmark av 1902 har tjent som redskap i norsk nasjonalitetspolitikk før 1940.
www.uit.no /ssweb/dok/J/R/86actabo.htm   (8247 words)

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