Baalsrudfjellet (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Baalsrudfjellet (The name as it would appear on a map)
If this information is incorrect, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Feature type: None recorded.
This name originates from Norway. It is part of the Norway Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Mountain E in Lingetoppane, NE in Fimbulheimen. After Jan Baalsrud, b. 1917, lieutenant. He belonged to a party of 11 Norwegian commandos and seamen who were attacked by German forces during landing operations north of Tromsø. Jan Baalsrud alone escaped, by swimming ashore, firing back and hiding. Enduring extreme hardships, tremendous natural hindrances and constantly hunted by the Gestapo (but helped by local residents), he reached the Swedish border after two months.
No images of this place could be found.