Islands to Explore in Nordland

Checkout places to visit in Nordland


Nordland is located along the northwestern coast of the Scandinavian peninsula in Northern Norway. Summers have non-stop daylight while during the darker season there is a frequent display of aurora borealis.

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Islands to Explore in Nordland


Mosken is a small uninhabited rocky island in Værøy Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The 1.5-square-kilometer island is located in the Lofoten archipelago about halfway between the islands of Værøya to the south and Moskenesøya to the north. The Moskenstraumen maelstrom—one of the most powerful in the world—is located on the north side of the island of Mosken. Historically, the island was used for grazing sheep in both the summer and the winter.

Map of Islands to explore in Nordland