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Panorama picture from Nordkapp Municipality in Norway




THE NORTH CAPE

The feeling of standing on the North Cape cliff and scanning out across the Arctic Ocean's endlessness is unchangeably fascinating and enchanting. Regardless of the time of year you visit - with the mystical midnight sun, a spectacular thunderstorm or the magical Northern Lights.

The plateau on the North Cape cliff - 307 metres above the sea - is Europe's northernmost corner, at 71°10'21" latitude and 25°47'40" longitude. The impressive and dramatic cliff has long been a navigational marker for seamen. The somewhat modest peninsula "Knivskjellodden", which reaches one and a half kilometres further north (71°11'08") is surpassed, not just in height, but also when it comes to popularity.