N., S., E., W. = north
them ; south, southern
eastern ; west, western.
M. = Norwegian mile in Nor¬
way (1 Norw. M. = 7 Engl.
M.), and Swedish mile in
Sweden (1 Sw. M. = 63/4Engl.
M., nearly), unless the con¬
trary is stated.
R., B., D., 8., A. = room, break¬
fast, dinner, supper, atten¬
R. also = Route.
Kr., e. = crowns and ere in
6. = ore, the form used in
Ft. = English feet.
A cross (f) prefixed to the name of a station indicates that it
is 'fast' (see Introd. III.). — On all land-routes and inland lakes
and rivers the distances are given in kilometres (1 Kil. = 0,621
Engl. M.; comp. the Table before the title-page), while on sea-
routes in both countries they are expressed by sea-miles (1 sea-
mile = 4 Engl. M.). — On railway and steamboat-routes the
distances are generally reckoned from the starting-point of the
journey, while on high-roads the distances from station to station
are given as more convenient.
Asterisks (*) are used as marks of commendation.