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Bolærne is an archipelago in the outer part of Oslofjord, in the municipality Nøtterøy in Vestfold, Norway. The islands have a total land area of 2.6 km². The largest island, Mellom Bolæren, covers 1.1 km². The islands have been inhabited by fishermen from the 16th century.[1] There was a coastal fortress from 1916 to 2002. The archipelago is included in the Færder National Park, which was established in 2013.[2]

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  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Bolærne". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 18 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Færder nasjonalpark er oppretta

Coordinates: 59°13′N 10°35′E / 59.217°N 10.583°E / 59.217; 10.583