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What is the name of Thor's hammer in Nordic mythology?
Thor's hammer didn't have a name, it's just Thor's hammer.
In Nordic mythology, Mjölnir is the hammer of Thor, the god of thunder and lightning. The hammer was forged by dwarfs named Sindri and Brokk. The meaning of the word Mjölnir is usually translated as "the one who crushes". Another theory combines this name with lightning.
What was the largest type of Viking ship?
Draken Harald Hårfagre is the largest Viking ship built in modern times. It is a ship that combines ocean-crossing sailing capabilities with a warship's use of oars. The longship is 35 metres (115 ft) long with a beam of approximately 8 metres (26 ft) and a displacement of about 95 metric tons. It is equipped with 50 oars.
What is the northernmost point of a continent of Europe?
Knivskjellodden is a peninsula located in Nordkapp Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The nearby Kinnarodden on the Nordkinn Peninsula is the northernmost point on the mainland. Travel agencies that organize trips for unaware tourists often advertise the North Cape as the northern extremity of Europe, but this is not true as the Knivskjellodden is 1,450 metres (4,760 ft) further north
What do the Three Crowns symbolize in the coat of arms of Sweden?
Sweden, Norway and Scania
Thor, Odin and Freyr
Goths, Swear and Folkung
three wealth of Sweden; mountains, forests and water
Three Crowns (Swedish: tre kronor) is a national emblem of Sweden, present in the coat of arms of Sweden, and composed of three yellow or gilded coronets ordered two above and one below, placed on a blue background. [Union of Magnus Eriksson] Magnus used the symbols frequently, probably to mark his three kingdoms; Sweden, Norway and Scania. At the middle of the 14th century, neighbouring Denmark's severe financial problems caused most of the country to be pawned to German princes, primarily Gerhard III and John III.
What the stockfish is?
a frozen fish
a dried fish
a marinated fish
a smoked fish
Stockfish is unsalted fish, especially cod, dried by cold air and wind on wooden racks (which is called "hjell" in Norway) on the foreshore. The drying of food is the world's oldest known preservation method, and dried fish has a storage life of several years. The method is cheap and effective in suitable climates; the work can be done by the fisherman and family, and the resulting product is easily transported to market.
Which of these countries belong to Scandinavia?
None of the above
All of the above
The term Scandinavia in local usage covers the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. However, in English usage, the term also sometimes refers to the Scandinavian Peninsula, or to the broader region including Finland and Iceland, which is always known locally as the Nordic countries.
What is the longest river in Norway?
The Glomma is the longest and largest river in Norway. The 621-kilometre-long river has a drainage basin that covers a full 13% of Norway's area, all in the southern part of the country.
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