Re: [borderpoint] Sweden-Norway border
No information, but a quick guess: it looks like the border in between markers 25 and 26 is following (or is perhaps aligned with) some natural feature (a valley?) running NNE-SSW. So maybe NOSE north and south of that stretch were formed independently?
Also, looking at Google maps, it may be that there are intermediate markers (little yellow dots) in between 25 and 26 (one is visible only some 60 m almost straight north from marker 25), and that the boundary there is not a straight line but following the field on the W and NW side. There may even be a little brook there, that forms the boundary.
Just guesses, of course.
--- On Tue, 12/1/09, Magnus Lundin <malundin@...> wrote:
From: Magnus Lundin <malundin@...>
Subject: [borderpoint] Sweden-Norway border
Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 6:43 AM
Does anybody have information about Sweden’s national border with Norway? There are many cairns on the border, but are they collectively described anywhere, except in the book that Lantmäteriet came out with 1995 – “Riksgräns historia & gränsöversyner från Svinesund till Haparanda”..?
For example, the cairns “Riksröse 25” and “Riksröse 26” are located in the tiny village “Mon” in Årjängs kommun, with just a few houses on either side of the border, all surrounded by forest. How come that the border goes right through here? Does anybody have more pictures?
In these table, these cairns are referred to as the “Moröset, Södra o. Norra riksröse” and later “Moröset, Norra riksröse” (North) and “Moröset, Södra riksröse” (South) :
http://www.panorami o.com/photo/ 22437318 (picture of RR 25)
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