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Moskenes, Port Live Cam, Norway

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Moskenes is a municipality in Nordland County (fylke) in Norway. Is part of the Lofoten region. The commune’s administrative centre is the village of Reine.

The municipality (originally the parish) was named in honor of Moskenes farm (Muskenes — 1567), since there was built the first Church. The value of the first part of the name is unknown, the end — word nes means headland. “Marsh” or “Moss” in English means marsh or swamp, this is probably the name means the Marsh of the Cape.

The modern commune coat of arms. It was adopted on 12 September 1986. The image shows a vortex spiral. Eddies or whirlpools, such as Maelstrom, appear in the channel South of the island during the sea tide, creating a hazard during the passage of the channel

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Holmestrand, Port Live Cam, Norway

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Holmestrand is a municipality in the province of Vestfold in Norway. The commune’s administrative centre is the city of Holmestrand. The official language of the commune — English. The population of the commune in 2007 were 9860 people. the Area of the commune of Holmestrand — 86,1 km2.

Vestfold is a province of Norway. Located in Eastern Norway. The administrative center is the town of Tønsberg. Bordered by County (fylke) of Buskerud and Telemark.

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Moss, Port Live Cam, Norway

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Moss is a city-commune in the South-East of Norway with a population of 29 thousand inhabitants, situated on the banks of the Oslofjord. It’s industrial, commercial and cultural center with a large Harbor, receiving annually more than 2000 vessels not only from Norway but also from other continents. The city developed shipbuilding, pulp and paper and textile manufacture and production of canned milk. The beginning of economic development of moss was the signing of the Convention on the end of the Danish-Norwegian Kingdom.

14 Jul 2006 local residents found fragments of a large stone meteorite that exploded nearby. It turned out that these finds belong to the rare type of minerals.

In the vicinity of moss is more than 50 beautiful beaches for every taste: sandy, rocky, descending from the hills to the sea, or grassy. In moss there are about 70 sculptures placed throughout the property, therefore it is informally called the City of sculptures.

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