Posted by : Muhammad Khalid Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Svolværgeita (Northern Sami: Spalla) is a 150-metre  tall pinnacle at the southwest face of Floyfjellet on the island of Austvagoya in the Lofoten archipelago. The 569-metre  high Fløyfjellet is located on the edge of the town of Svolvaer in the municipality of Vagan in Nordland county, Norway. The first recorded time a climber reached the summit of Svolværgeita was on 1 August 1910 by Ferdinand Schjelderup, Alf Bonnevie Bryn and Carl Wilhelm Rubenson. The first element is Svolvaer, since it is located in that town. The last element is the finite form of geit which means "goat", since the mountain has two "horns". The two horns are called Storhorn and Lillehorn. By descending from Storhorn it is common to jump over a 1.5 metre wide gap and land safely on Lillehorn, while viewing the town cemetery 300 metre below.  Source

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