North Cape


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North Cape

or

Nordkapp

(nōr`käp), promontory, rising steeply c.1,000 ft (300 m) from the Arctic Ocean, near but not at the north end of Magerøya island, Finnmark co., N Norway. Although Magerøya is separated by a narrow channel from the mainland, North Cape, at lat. 71°10'N, is considered to be the northernmost important point of the European continent. The northernmost point actually situated on the mainland is Cape Nordkyn. The North Cape is a traditional stop for tourist steamers.

North Cape

 

(also Nordkapp), a cape on the island of Mage-roy, in Norway, at 71°10′ N lat. and 25°47′ E long. Its rocky coast is more than 300 m high. The North Cape is the best known of Europe’s far northern capes.

North Cape

1. a cape on N Mager?y Island, in the Arctic Ocean off the N coast of Norway
2. a cape on N North Island, New Zealand
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From atop the steep cliff heading into the sea at the North Cape, there is nothing but open sea between you and a[bar] well, Svalbard, and then the North Pole.
Guests also will enjoy scenic cruising in Hardangerfjord, Geirangerfjord, the North Cape and Sognefjord.
The 96-day trip took in France, Belgium, Germany, Denmark and Sweden before finishing at North Cape. Andrew, who was born in Elland and lives in Stainland, is now back home and writing the third book, The 35 Degrees: Heading North on a Bike Called Reggie, which is due for release toward the end of this year.
They cover various topics in depth: Galicia's Finisterre and Coast of Death, at the end of the road: reflections on Finistere in France, Land's End in Cornwall, pilgrimage to the edge: Lough Derg and the moral geography of Europe and Ireland, North Cape in the land of the midnight sun, where North America ends, and Finis Terrae: the end-of-the-world imaginary in Argentina's Tierra del Fuego.
As with all North Cape books, there are plenty of historical and detail photographs, as well as line drawings and tables that illustrate the points.
Ports of call; Amsterdam, Olden, Leknes (for Loftne Is.), Alta, Tromso, Narvik, Honningsvag (for the North Cape), Andalsnes (cruising Romsdalfjord) and Bergen.
been accepted - the journey from Nordkapp (North Cape) in Norway to Cape Agulhas in South Africa.
More than 2,000 adults took part in a poll for the Discovery Channel which ranked a trip to the North Cape in Norway to see the Aurora Borealis spectacular display as the ultimate travel high.
OCEAN CRUISING 15 days from PS1719.00 North Cape & the Land of the Midnight Sun From Newcastle On board Marco Polo Departs 4 July 2014 This unforgettable voyage from Tyneside to Norway's stunning coast - a land of fjord and glacier, offshore islands and, of course, during the days of High Summer, at the time of our visit to these remote shores, a place where the sun barely sets - offers a wonderful balance of natural beauty and fascinating ports of call.
A wide range of on-board leisure facilities North Cape & the Land of the Midnight Sun Sailing from Newcastle on board MS Marco Polo Departs 4 July 2014 Reader Travel
From June 1, the ship will be undertaking 13 and 15-day premium cruises from Amsterdam, including voyages to the North Cape and the Baltic capitals, and on July 7 a one-off cruise to the Svalbard archipelago.
During the anticyclone that began in mid-June, there were widely spaced isobars from the Atlantic into Russia, North Cape to the Sahara.

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