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Explore Thornton in Saint Helena

Thornton in the region of Ascension is a place in Saint Helena - some 807 mi or ( 1299 km ) North-West of Jamestown , the country's capital city .

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Time in Thornton is now 01:59 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Atlantic/St Helena " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: and . Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Thornton ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

B747 Landing Ascension Island

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B747 approach to Ascension Island Runway (2008) ..

St Helena to Ascension Island, Bark Europa

4:20 min by MPHICKS1
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Voyage of Bark Europa from Jamestown, St. Helena to Georgetown, Ascension Island, Atlantic Ocean. ..


Ascension Island South Atlantic Ocean after sailing from St Helena

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After 7 day sailing from St Helena we arrived at Ascension Island South Atlantic Ocean ..

Whaleshark, Ascension Island

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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 -14.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Ascension Island, Geography of Ascension Island, Populated places established in 1815, Populated places in Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

Cat Hill, Ascension Island

Cat Hill is a settlement in the Ascension Island, an island which forms part of the British Overseas Territories. It is the home to a base of the United States Armed Forces.

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Located at -7.95 -14.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Geography of Ascension Island, Populated places in Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

HMS Maeander (1840)

HMS Maeander was a Seringapatam-class sailing frigate of the British Royal Navy. Her service included the suppression of piracy, the Russian War, and support for the suppression of slavery with the West Africa Squadron. She was wrecked in a gale in 1870.

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Located at -7.91 -14.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1840 ships, Chatham-built ships, Coal hulks, Frigates of the United Kingdom, Maritime incidents in 1870, Ships of the West Africa Squadron

List of shipwrecks in 1870

The list of shipwrecks in 1870 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1870.

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Located at -7.91 -14.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Lists of shipwrecks by year, Maritime incidents in 1870

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 -7.97 -14.39 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km 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