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Type Mountain

Meaning & History

This is a 2469 meter tall mountain in Norway, it’s also the tallest mountain above sea level in Scandinavia. Galdhøpiggen means "the peak/spike of the mountain Galdhø". gald means "steep mountain road" and means "(big and) rounded mountain". An old road between Gudbrandsdalen and Sogn passes beneath the mountain, so that is probably where it got it’s name from.
Added 3/4/2022 by koningkaaskind
Edited 4/30/2024 by Mike C and koningkaaskind