Online Encyclopedia


Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 340 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: it!
SODERTELGE, a town of Sweden, in the district (lan) of Stockholm, 23 in. W.S.W. of Stockholm by rail. Pop. (1900), 8,207. It is beautifully situated on a bay of Lake Malar, which is here connected with the Baltic by the Sodertelge canal, 14 In. in length, with a minimum depth of Io ft. This is, on the route followed by the Gota Canal steamers between Stockholm and Gothenburg,: it was opened in 1819, though a canal was begun here in the first half of the 15th century at the instigation of the patriot Engelbrecht. The town contains an ancient church, believed to date from c.rroo. Here and in the neighbourhood are the residences of many of the business class of Stockholm; and the town is in favour as a summer resort, having mineral springs and baths. There are engineering shops producing railway stock and motors, jute spinning and weaving mills, and match and joinery works.
End of Article: SODERTELGE
PIERO SODERINI (1450-1513)
from Lat. natrium; atomic weight 23.00 SODIUM [symb...

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.