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Discover Olonkin City in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Olonkin City in the region of Jan Mayen with its 14 habitants is a town located in Svalbard and Jan Mayen - some 664 mi or ( 1069 km ) South-West of Longyearbyen , the country's capital .

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Local time in Olonkin City is now 12:15 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Arctic/Longyearbyen " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: and . When in this area, you might want to check out . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Olonkin City ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Olonkinbyen

Olonkinbyen or Olonkin City is a settlement on the Norwegian island of Jan Mayen, named after explorer Gennady Olonkin. Olonkinbyen houses the staff that operates the weather station and the radio station. Currently there are 18 members stationed in Olonkinbyen who make up the entirety of the island's population, therefore making it the de facto capital of Jan Mayen, though in reality there is no capital. The settlement generates its own electrical power via three generators.

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Located at 70.92 -8.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Jan Mayen, Populated places of Arctic Norway

LORAN-C transmitter Jan Mayen

The LORAN-C transmitter Jan Mayen is a LORAN-C transmission facility on the island of Jan Mayen at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:70|54|51|N|8|43|57|W| |primary |name= }}. The LORAN-C transmitter Jan Mayen uses as antenna a 190-metre high (625 ft) guyed mast. This mast was built as replacement of a 190.5 metre tall mast, which collapsed in a storm on 8 October 1980 as the result of too low tension on the guy wires.

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Located at 70.91 -8.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Jan Mayen, LORAN-C transmitters in Norway, Transmitter sites in Norway

Engelskbukta (Jan Mayen)

Engelskbukta is a broad, open bay mid-way up the west coast of the island of Jan Mayen. It lies between Kapp Rudsen and Kvalrossen, comprising Kvalrossbukta and Tømmerbukta. Presumably this is where the English resorted to in 1616, when they sent their first whaling ships to the island. The Dutch also called it Noordbaai (North Bay). The bay was the location of one of the two main Dutch whaling stations in the 17th century.

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Located at 70.96 -8.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Jan Mayen, Whaling stations

Hoepstockbukta

Hoepstockbukta is a small cove on the western coast of the island of Jan Mayen. The cove is named after Mathijs Jansz. Hoepstock, a Rotterdam whaler who was the first to use the bay in 1616. The cove is shown on Joan Blaeu's 1662 map of the island.

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Located at 70.93 -8.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Jan Mayen, Whaling stations

Rooberg

Rooberg is a 50 m (165ft) hill at Sjuhollendarbukta, a bay on the northwestern coast of the island of Jan Mayen. The hill is often mentioned during the Dutch wintering at Jan Mayen in 1633-34.

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Located at 70.92 -8.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Jan Mayen