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Map of Jan Mayen

Hornbækbukta is a bay at the southeastern side of the Norwegian island of Jan Mayen. It has a width of 2.2 kilometers, and extends from the headland of Fugleodden to the southwest, to Kapp Wien to the northeast. The bay is named after hydrographer Helge Hornbæk.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Hornbækbukta (Jan Mayen)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Arctic Pilot: Sailing directions Svalbard–Jan Mayen. 7. Stavanger: The Norwegian Hydrographic Service and The Norwegian Polar Institute. 1988. p. 403. ISBN 82-90653-06-9. 

Coordinates: 70°51′36″N 8°51′30″W / 70.8600°N 8.8583°W / 70.8600; -8.8583