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Beerenberg Jan Mayen, Norway
Beerenberg is a 2,277 m (7,470 ft) stratovolcano which forms the northeastern end of the Norwegian island of Jan Mayen. It is the northern-most active subaerial volcano on earth. The volcano, mostly covered by glaciers, forms the north-end of Jan Mayen Island, 375 miles (600 km) north-northeast of Iceland.

Jan Mayen is 54 km long and has an area of 145 square miles (380 square km). The island is less than 700,000 years old. The south part of the island is a mountainous ridge made of scoria craters, scoria mounds, and trachytic domes.

Things to See & Do

* Flora & fauna
* Whale watching
* Bird watching
* Olonkin City

General information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency - Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language – Norwegian
Land Area – 380 sq km
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +47

Transport Links - Jan Mayen is free to visit with some restrictions and challenges. The runway is not open for commercial air traffic. Jan Mayen has no harbour and no regular shiparrivals. The only way to visit Jan Mayen is by ship.
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