Lofoten is an archipelago and a traditional district in the county of Nordland, Norway. The first element is ló `lynx`, the last element is derived from Norse fótr- `foot`. The shape of the island must have been compared with a foot of alynx.
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Category:Travel and Places
Keywords:Europe, Fjords, Landscapes, Lofoten, Nordic Countries, Norge, North of Europe, Northen Europe, Norway, Scandinavian