Muvrávarri, Norway

Sep 21, 2021 | World Heritage Site


Muvrávarri / Bealjášvárri.  Kautokeino, Troms og Finnmark, Norway.


Lat. 69° 1′ 43″ N
Lon. 23° 18′ 19″ E
Height 585 m


Unesco World Heritage List, Site No. 4

Measurement point of the Struve Geodetic Arc No. 14

 Main station point 

View from Lille Raipas (Norway) to Haldde (Norway). Lille Raipas is a World Heritage Site, Hadde is a station point in the Struve Geodetic Arc.

Distances to other points

Spielgavárri,  Norway 22,5 km

Àdjit, Norway 24,5 km

Stuorrahanoaivi, Finland 44,5 km

Jerstivaara, Finland 45 km

Existing marks on stones or ground

Cairn over point in bedrock. Rebuilt 1896. The station point is on the top of the mountain Bealjášvárri.  

The Name information

Name in the “Arc du Méridien de 25º 20′ entre le Danube et la Mer Glaciale mésure depuis 1816 jusqu’en 1855” by F.G.W Struve:  BAELJATZ-VAARA.


Land ownership and zoning

Norwegian state represented by Kautokeino municipality. Norwegian Mapping Authority.The Site is conserved by the Act for Ancient Monuments.



Muvrávarri / Bealjášvárri station point is located on a remote region about 10 km east from Kautokeino. Reaching the point requires hiking through a bog that can be wet. The trail is slightly rising. 



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