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Thornton in the region of Ascension is a place in Saint Helena - some 807 mi (or 1,299 km) North-West of Jamestown, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Thornton is now 11:30 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / St Helena" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: . Since you are here already, make sure to check out Thornton, Georgetown and Two Boats Village. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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St Helena to Ascension Island Bark Euro...

04:20 min ( July 10, 2009 by MPHICKS1)
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Voyage of Bark Europa from Jamestown, St. Helena to Georgetown, Ascension Island, Atlantic Ocean

B747 Landing Ascension Island

02:27 min ( November 13, 2008 by lizrizdesign)
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B747 approach to Ascension Island Runway (2008)


Ascension Island South Atlantic Ocean af...

14:08 min ( August 26, 2011 by yachtgrot)
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After 7 day sailing from St Helena we arrived at Ascension Island South Atlantic Ocean

Whaleshark Ascension Island

00:57 min ( July 26, 2012 by synagridas13)
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Fil swimming with the whaleshark - Ascension Island Spearfishing trip, 2012


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Interesting facts about this location

Georgetown, Ascension Island

Georgetown is the capital and chief settlement of Ascension Island, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, situated on the west coast of the island. The town is centred around St Mary's Church, part of the Diocese of St Helena and the former Exiles Club, which is on the site of the original Royal Marines barracks from the times of Napoleon's exile to Saint Helena in the early 19th century.

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Located at -7.93, -14.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Ascension Island, Geography of Ascension Island, Populated places established in 1815, Populated places in Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

RAF Ascension Island

RAF Ascension, more commonly known as RAF Ascension Island, and sometimes known as Wideawake Airfield or Ascension Island Base, is a British Royal Air Force station on Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean, near the Equator.

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Located at -7.93, -14.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1942 establishments in Saint Helena and Dependencies, Airports on Ascension Island, Royal Air Force stations in Africa, Royal Air Force stations of World War II in Africa, Serco, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Atlantic Ocean, United Kingdom–United States relations

Ascension Island

Ascension Island is an isolated volcanic island in the equatorial waters of the South Atlantic Ocean, around 1,600 kilometres from the coast of Africa and 2,250 kilometres from the coast of South America, which is roughly midway between the horn of South America and Africa. It is governed as part of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, of which the main island, Saint Helena, is around 1,300 kilometres to the southeast.

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Located at -7.93, -14.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Ascension Island, English-speaking countries and territories, Important Bird Areas of Saint Helena, Seabird colonies, States and territories established in 1922, Volcanoes of Ascension Island

Two Boats, Ascension Island

Two Boats is a village at the foot of Green Mountain, Ascension Island, about 3 miles from Wideawake Airfield. It has a population of about 120 and is residential in nature. Two Boats is also the site of the Two Boats Club (bar and snackbar with regular live music), a large fresh water swimming pool, children’s playground, and Two Boats School, the island's only school. The two boats were originally placed to provide shade for Royal Marines transporting water in the 19th century.

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Located at -7.93, -14.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Ascension Island, Geography of Ascension Island, Populated places in Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

Green Mountain

Green Mountain is a common name for "The Peak", the highest point on Ascension Island, which has gained some fame for claims that it is one of very few large-scale artificial forests.

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Located at -7.93, -14.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Ascension Island, Holocene volcanoes, Inactive volcanoes, Mountains and hills of British overseas territories, Stratovolcanoes, Volcanoes of Ascension Island