Trollsletta

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Trollsletta ("The Troll Plain") is a coastal plain of Jan Mayen. It has a length of about 1,400 meters, and is located on the southern side of the island, inside the southwestern part of the bay Rekvedbukta, between Båtvika and Helenesanden.[1][2] The only settlement of Jan Mayen, Olonkinbyen, is located at Trollsletta.[3] The coast consists of low and splintered cliffs.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trollsletta (Jan Mayen)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Orvin, Anders K. (1960). The place-names of Jan Mayen. Skrifter 120. Norsk Polarinstitutt. p. 60. 
  3. ^ "Olonkinbyen (Jan Mayen)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  4. ^ Arctic Pilot: Sailing directions Svalbard–Jan Mayen 7. Stavanger: The Norwegian Hydrographic Service and The Norwegian Polar Institute. 1988. p. 404. ISBN 82-90653-06-9. 

Coordinates: 70°55′17″N 8°42′56″W / 70.9215°N 8.7156°W / 70.9215; -8.7156