Mehamn, Port Live Cam, Norway

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Mehamn is the administrative centre of Gamvik Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located on the small Vedvik peninsula, itself part of the greater Nordkinn Peninsula, at the southern end of the Mehamnfjorden, a bay off of the Barents Sea. The village of Gamvik lies about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) to the east and the village of Kjøllefjord (in Lebesby Municipality) lies about 30 kilometres (19 mi) to the southwest. Mehamn Chapel is located in this village. The 0.54-square-kilometre (130-acre) village has a population (2013) of 737, which gives the village a population density of 1,365 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,540/sq mi).

Mehamnfjorden during polar night, with Normannsethfjorden and Vedvikneset just north of Mehamn. Reipnakktinden as well as a sugarhead of Kinnarodden − the northernmost point on the Nordkinn Peninsula − are visible at the far end.
Norwegian County Road 888 connects Mehamn to the European route E06 highway at the base of the Nordkinn Peninsula, and from there on to the towns of Kirkenes in the east and Alta in the west. Mehamn is a port of call for the Hurtigruten coastal ship. Mehamn is also connected by air via Mehamn Airport, with services by Widerøe to the nearby town of Tromsø.




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