Mjørkadalur

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Mjørkadalur
Abandoned village
Radar station at Sornfelli
Radar station at Sornfelli
Mjørkadalur is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Mjørkadalur
Mjørkadalur
Location in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°3′N 6°58′W / 62.050°N 6.967°W / 62.050; -6.967Coordinates: 62°3′N 6°58′W / 62.050°N 6.967°W / 62.050; -6.967
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Faroe Islands
Island Streymoy
Municipality Tórshavnar kommuna
Population (1 January 2009)
 • Total none
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)
Postal code none

Mjørkadalur is a place on the Faroese island Streymoy in the Tórshavnar municipality.

It is the site of a Danish military installation (Island Command Faroes) and NATO early warning radar system. Its official population is 1. Mjørkadalur has no postal code.

The name Mjørkadalur.[edit]

The location is at the head of a valley where the clouds can be seen forming to travel over nearby peaks. Considering the dialects in different parts of England, a Yorkshireman might call it a Murky Dale when the valley was foggy.

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