Straumsbukta Destination Guide
Explore Straumsbukta in Norway.
Straumsbukta in the region of Troms is located in Norway - some 705 mi (or 1,134 km) North of Oslo, the country's capital city.
Time in Straumsbukta is now 06:22 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Oslo" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Luleå, Kiruna, Gällivare, Tromsø, Sortland or Nygard. Since you are here already, consider visiting Vollstad, Vollen, Straumsbukta, Brokskard and Bentsjord. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Late autumn FPV flight near Tromsø in n...
This is my first attempt at making a FPV video. The HD video camera is a GoPro HD Hero. I am using a Chain Link UHF long range system with an Eagle Tree OSD system with guardian, onboard microphone an...
Hella 2011 Hobbyking EPP FPV aircraft
Hella is a beautiful place close to Tromsø city in northern Norway
Reindeer in the wildlife - North Norway
When I was out a cold day in February 2006, there was 4 reindeer who join me and follow in the same track I make in the deep snow... Skitnskard Valley, Feb 16, 2006. Temp: Minus 19 C
SuperOffice trip to Alta
The SuperOffice R&D team's trip to Alta in March 2008
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Interesting facts about this location
Kvaløya (Northern Sami: Sállir; lit. "Whale Island") is an island in the Norwegian municipality of Tromsø. It has an area of 737 square kilometres, making it the fifth largest island in mainland Norway. It is connected to the neighboring island of Tromsøya to the east by the Sandnessund Bridge, to Ringvassøya to the north by the sub-sea Kvalsund Tunnel, to Sommarøy to the west by the Sommarøy Bridge, and to the mainland to the south by the Rya Tunnel.
Located at 69.57, 18.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
The Rya Tunnel (Norwegian: Ryaforbindelsen or Ryatunnelen) is a subsea road tunnel which links the island of Kvaløya to the Malangshalvøya peninsula. Located along Norwegian County Road 858, the tunnel runs under Straumsfjorden between the villages of Larseng and Balsnes. The 2,675-metre long tunnel reaches a maximum depth of 87 metres below mean sea level and has a maximum grade of 7.8%.
Located at 69.57, 18.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Operation Catechism was the last of nine attempts to sink or sabotage the Kriegsmarine battleship Tirpitz during World War II. On November 12, 1944, the RAF Bomber Command dispatched 30 Avro Lancaster heavy bombers from No. 9 Squadron RAF and No. 617 Squadron RAF (including a film unit aircraft from No. 463 Squadron of the Royal Australian Air Force) from RAF Lossiemouth to the Tirpitz's mooring in Tromsø, Norway; each one equipped with a Tallboy bomb.
Located at 69.57, 18.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Kjosen is a village in the municipality of Tromsø in Troms county, Norway, about 13 kilometres west of the city of Tromsø. It is located at the end of the Kaldfjorden about 5 kilometres east of Ersfjordbotn and west of Kvaløysletta. Kjosen's population is 222 and the village area is about 0.21 square kilometres .
Located at 69.57, 18.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Malangen or Malangsfjorden is a fjord in the municipalities of Balsfjord, Lenvik, Målselv, and Tromsø in Troms county, Norway. The fjord runs southeast between the islands of Senja and Kvaløya and further into the mainland on the border between Balsfjord and Lenvik municipalities. The 60-kilometre long fjord stretches from Hekkingen Lighthouse off the coast of Senja to the village of Nordfjordbotn.
Located at 69.57, 18.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
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