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Rondane National Park

Summary
Rondane National Park (Rondane nasjonalpark) is the oldest national park in Norway, having been established on 21 December 1962. The park is located in Innlandet county, in the municipalities of Dovre, Folldal, Sel, Nord-Fron, Sør-Fron, Stor-Elvdal, and Ringebu. The park contains ten peaks above , with the highest being Rondeslottet at an altitude of . The park is an important habitat for herds of wild reindeer. The park was enlarged in 2003, and now covers an area of . Rondane lies just to the east of the Gudbrandsdalen valley and two other mountain areas, Dovre and Jotunheimen are nearby. Dovre National Park lies a very short distance to the north of this park. Geography Rondane is a typical high mountain area, with large plateaus and a total of ten peaks above . The highest point is Rondeslottet ("The Rondane Castle") at an altitude of . The lowest point is just below the tree line, which is located at approximately above sea level. The climate is mild
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