MOLDE, a small seaside town of Norway, in Romsdal ami (county), 204 m. by sea N.N.E. of Bergen, in 62 45' N. (that of the Faroe Islands). It has little trade, but is the principa tourist centre on this part of the coast, and the steamers from Hull and Newcastle, the Norwegian ports, Hamburg, Antwerp etc., call here. The town fronts the broad Molde Fjord, with its long low islands, and to the east and south a splendic panorama of jagged mountains is seen, reaching 6010 ft. in Store Troldtinder of the Romsdal group. Molde is the port for the tourist route through the Romsdal.
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