1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Molde
MOLDE, asmall seaside town of Norway, in Romsdal amt (county), 204 m. by sea N.N.E. of Bergen, in 62° 45' N. (that of the Faroe Islands). It has little trade, but is the principal tourist centre on this part of the coast, and the steamers from Hull and Newcastle, the Norwegian ports, Hamburg, Antwerp, &c., call here. The town fronts the broad Molde Fjord, with its long low islands, and to the east and south a splendid panorama of jagged mountains is seen, reaching 6010 ft. in Store Troldtinder of the Romsdal group. Molde is the port for the tourist route through the Romsdal.