Verdens Ende

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Verdens Ende at the southernmost tip of the island of Tjøme in Vestfold county, Norway, with a reconstructed tipping lantern, a port and the visitors' centre for Færder National Park.
Photo: Karl Ragnar Gjertsen, 2017

Verdens Ende ("World's End", or "The End of the Earth" in Norwegian[1]) is located at the southernmost tip of the island of Tjøme in Færder municipality, Norway.

It is composed of various islets and rocks and is one of the most popular scenic spots in the area, with panoramic views of the Skagerrak and fishing facilities. It also has a replica of an old Vippefyr, an early type of beacon or lighthouse, erected in 1934.

At Verdens Ende is the vistitors' centre of Færder National Park, a large section of outer Oslofjorden; the national park covers 340 square kilometres of mainland, islands, skerries and sea bed in the municipality of Færder.

An ultramarathon endurance foot race, Soria Moria til Verdens Ende has its finish line at this point, and starts at the Hotel Soria Moria in Oslo, 100 miles (161 km) away.

Verdens Ende is a popular recreational area at the west coast of the outer part of Oslofjorden with panoramic views towards the sea in east and south.
Panorama: 2018

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nickel, Phyllis and Hans Jakob Valderhaug (2017). Norwegian Cruising Guide—Vol 2: Sweden, West Coast and Norway, Swedish Border to Bergen. Attainable Adventure Cruising Ltd. Page 91. ISBN 9780995893962.

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Coordinates: 59°03′29″N 10°24′27″E / 59.05806°N 10.40750°E / 59.05806; 10.40750