Tagged: Norge

“Norge” origin doubts

Norge does not mean “veien mot nord” (the way leading to the north) as once thought, says professor Michael Schulte Morten Rosenvinge University of Agder That the name Norge (Norway) means “veien mot nord”...

The search for Roald Amundsen’s sea plane

A large-scale expedition leaves the port of Tromsø on Aug 30 for the Barents Sea to search for polar explorer Roald Amundsen’s sea plane, named Latham 47. Amundsen disappeared in the plane 80 years...