Rossfjordstraumen

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Rossfjordstraumen
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Rossfjordstraumen is located in Troms
Rossfjordstraumen
Rossfjordstraumen
Rossfjordstraumen is located in Norway
Rossfjordstraumen
Rossfjordstraumen
Location in Troms
Coordinates: 69°21′47″N 18°18′49″E / 69.36306°N 18.31361°E / 69.36306; 18.31361Coordinates: 69°21′47″N 18°18′49″E / 69.36306°N 18.31361°E / 69.36306; 18.31361
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Troms
District Midt-Troms
Municipality Lenvik
Elevation[1] 0.5 m (1.6 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9302 Rossfjordstraumen

Rossfjordstraumen is a village in the municipality of Lenvik in Troms county, Norway. It serves as a community center for the areas around the Rossfjorden and the lake Rossfjordvatnet. It is located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of the town of Finnsnes, and about 7 km (4.3 mi) northeast of the village of Langnes. In 2009, the village area had 428 residents. Rossfjord Church is located in this village.

History[edit]

On 28 March 1968, a Widerøe de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter seaplane crashed at Rossfjordstraumen. There were no fatalities, but the aircraft was written off.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rossfjordstraumen" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  2. ^ "28 Mar 1968". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 

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