Straumøya

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Straumøya
Norway - Straumøya.png
Location in Nordland
Geography
Location Nordland, Norway
Coordinates 67°12′44″N 14°27′55″E / 67.2121°N 14.4653°E / 67.2121; 14.4653Coordinates: 67°12′44″N 14°27′55″E / 67.2121°N 14.4653°E / 67.2121; 14.4653
Area 29.7 km2 (11.5 sq mi)
Length 12 km (7.5 mi)
Width 3 km (1.9 mi)
Highest elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Highest point Varden
Norway
County Nordland
Municipality Bodø

Straumøya is an island in the municipality of Bodø in Nordland county, Norway. The 29.7-square-kilometre (11.5 sq mi) island is located on the south side of the Saltfjorden, just east of the Saltstraumen strait. The island is connected to the mainland by the Indre Sunnan Bridge and to the nearby Knaplundsøya island by the Saltstraumen Bridge, both bridges are a part of Norwegian County Road 17.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Straumøya" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-03-12.