Rappdalen is a sma.ll uninhabited valley with active glaciers situated
on the North-East side of the Lyngen Peninsula in the Troms region of North
Norway in the Herred of Karlsoy. It is approximately 200 miles North of
the Arctic Circle on latitude 69 50' North and longitude 20° 20' East,
Access is only possible by boat from Lyngen Fjord.
There are no records of any botanist having visited the valley before.
The scope of the paper is limited to general descriptions of the area
and its vegetation. The valley was visited for two weeks from July to