Hustad, Sandhornøya
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Hustad, Sandhornøya

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The panoramic view from the beach near Hustad Camping in Sandhornøya in Nordland county. The island is named from the moountain Sandhornet, ( the large mountain in the picture), which is 993 meters tall, and possible to climb without any equipment on nice days.

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Imágenes cercanas en Norway


A: Info board at SørArnøy

por Dag Andersen, a 3.5 km. Arnøy or Sørarnøy is an island and a place in G...

Info board at SørArnøy

B: Summer evening by NordArnøy harbour

por Dag Andersen, a 4.8 km.

Picture a day trip to North Arnøy, my boat is barely visible at the pier.It takes 40 minutes with my ...

Summer evening by  NordArnøy harbour

C: Boathouses at Sandhornøya

por Tord Remme, a 5.9 km.

The boathouses at Sandhornøya, located in Nordland, Norway. This island was once the home of the norw...

Boathouses at Sandhornøya

D: Guns of NordArnøy

por Dag Andersen, a 6.2 km.

http://www.saltenmuseum.noIn 1941/1942 the Germans established a coastal battery on Nordarnøy. At the...

Guns of NordArnøy

E: The Forgotten Town, Sculpture in Gildeskål, Norway.

por Tord Remme, a 17.8 km.

The Forgotten Town. (Den glømda staden). Sculpture in Gildeskål, Norway by Jan Håfström (Sweden), mad...

The Forgotten Town, Sculpture in Gildeskål, Norway.

F: Old and new road, Storvikskaret

por Dag Andersen, a 18.4 km.

Old and new road, Storvikskaret

G: midsummer evening in Storvika, Gildeskål

por Dag Andersen, a 18.5 km.

midsummer evening in Storvika, Gildeskål

I: Bliksvær island west of Bodø

por Dag Andersen, a 18.6 km.

Bliksvær island west of Bodø

J: Storvik beach

por Dag Andersen, a 19.0 km.

Storvik beach

Este panorama fue tomado en Norway, Europe

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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