Resources for researching locations and ancestors in Norway. The map displays old and new names of counties in Norway, which are called fylke. Our original spelling was "Lende" - would like to find some of my relatives from the Telemark area -
RH's Antique Planisphere Chart:The first star chart to bear the name "planisphere" was made in the century by Jacob Bartsch, the son-in-law of Johannes Kepler. Ours is drawn from an antique French planisphere.
No such "place" as Scandinavia. a mountain range, Scandit Mountains, runs through Norway & Sweden. Finland, because attached, gets rolled in to "scandinavian countries" . A better expression would be Nordic Countries.