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Coast of Norway - arriving in Hammerfest

We are coming in to Hammerfest in Finnmark - and the decks crew are ready to moor the ship for the 2 hrs. we are staying here. This is the northernmost town in the world and the gate to the Barents Sea.

 

WIKI: Hammerfest is a town in Hammerfest Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway.

The town is one of the northernmost towns in the world.

The 2.94-square-kilometre (730-acre) town has a population (2013) of 7,568, which gives it a population density of 2,574 inhabitants per square kilometre (6,670/sq mi).

The town has an ice-free harbor,

 

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Taken on July 11, 2015