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Virgohamna, Svalbard
01.12.2020
Virgohamna, Svalbard
One of the most intriguing places in the northwest of Spitsbergen is Virgohamna, on the gloomy gravel island of Dansøya, where the remains of several broken dreams scattered on a lonely beach now lie. Among them are the ruins of three 17th century whaling kilns and eight...
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Saltstraumen, Nordland
01.12.2020
Saltstraumen, Nordland
Salstraumen is a small strait with one of the strongest tidal currents in the world. It is located in the municipality of Bodø in Nurlann County, Norway. It is located about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) southeast of the town of Bodø . The narrow channel connects the outer...
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Atlantic Ocean Road, More og Romsdal
30.11.2020
Atlantic Ocean Road, More og Romsdal
Atlantic Ocean Road or Atlantic - Road is an 8.3 km (5.2 miles) long section of County Road 64 , which passes through an archipelago in Hustadvika and Averøy municipalities of Romsdal County, Norway . It passes by Hustadvika, an unprotected part of the Norwegian Sea, connecting...
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Trolltunga, Vestland
30.11.2020
Trolltunga, Vestland
Trolltunga (English: troll language) is a rock formation located at an altitude of about 1,100 meters (3,600 feet) above sea level in the municipality of Ullenswang in Westland County, Norway. The cliff rises horizontally from the mountain, about 700 meters (2300 feet) above the...
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Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Longyearbyen
23.11.2020
Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Longyearbyen
Svalbard Global Grain Storage is a reliable seed bank on the Norwegian island of Svalbard in the remote Arctic Svalbard archipelago. Conservationist Cary Fowler, in collaboration with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), has opened the Vault to...
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Magdalene Fjord, Norway
23.11.2020
Magdalene Fjord, Norway
Magdalene Fjord Magdalenefjorden is 8 km long and up to 5 km wide in the fjord between Reuschhalvøya and Hoelhalvøya, Albert I Earth, on the west coast of Spitsbergen, the largest island in the Spitsbergen archipelago. It is large enough to accommodate even the largest...
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Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde
22.11.2020
Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde
Viking Ship Museum in Roskill - National Museum of Ships, Navigation and Shipbuilding in Denmark in prehistoric and medieval periods. The main focus of the museum is the permanent exhibition of five original Viking ships, excavated nearby in 1962. The Viking Ship Museum also conducts...
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Viking Ship Museum, Oslo
21.11.2020
Viking Ship Museum, Oslo
Viking Ship Museum is located on the Byugdey Peninsula in Oslo, Norway. It is part of the Museum of Cultural History at the University of Oslo and contains three Viking Age burial ships, which were found as part of archaeological finds from Tuna, Gokstad (Sandefjord), Oseberg...
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Trollstigen, Norway
21.11.2020
Trollstigen, Norway
Trollstigen is a winding mountain road and pass in the municipality of Rauma, Møre og Romsdahl county, Norway. It is part of the Norwegian county road 63, which connects the town of Ondalsnes in Rauma and the village of Waldal in the municipality of Nordal . It is a popular...
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Stork Fountain, Copenhagen
20.11.2020
Stork Fountain, Copenhagen
Stork Fountain is located on Amagertorv in the center of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was a gift to Crown Prince Frederick (later Frederick VIII) and Crown Princess Louise on their silver wedding anniversary in 1894. It depicts three storks going on the road. Since 1950, it has become a...
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