Lille Kamøya, Hammerfest

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Lille-Kamøya
Norway - Lille Kamøya.png
Location in Finnmark
Geography
Location Finnmark, Norway
Coordinates 70°51′14″N 23°03′52″E / 70.8539°N 23.0644°E / 70.8539; 23.0644Coordinates: 70°51′14″N 23°03′52″E / 70.8539°N 23.0644°E / 70.8539; 23.0644
Area 0.6 km2 (0.23 sq mi)
Length 1.7 km (1.06 mi)
Width 450 m (1,480 ft)
Highest elevation 222 m (728 ft)
Highest point Litlestauren
Country
County Finnmark
Municipality Hammerfest

Lille-Kamøya is an uninhabited mountainous island in Hammerfest Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The island is north of Kamøya and Sørøya and has an area of about 0.6 square kilometres (0.23 sq mi). The highest point on the island is the 222-metre (728 ft) tall mountain Litlestauren.[1]

Lille Karmøya has the largest shag colony in Norway. The island and surrounding sea are protected as Lille Karmøya nature reserve.[2]

This island should not be confused with another island of the same name in Nordkapp Municipality, also in Finnmark county.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lille-Kamøya" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 
  2. ^ Miljøstatus: Lille Kamøya naturreservat