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Midnight sun in Laukvik
Norway

The fishing village Laukvik is situated on the north-east coast of Lofoten, close to Svolvær. It has about 450 inhabitants. Lauvik has a busy fishingport with 10 to 15 fishing vessels. The harbour pier is an ideal place to watch the midnight sun in the summertime as well as the Northern Lights in winter.

Copyright: Alexander Jensko
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Uploaded: 02/09/2011
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Tags: midnight sun; midnattsol; mitternachtssonne; leuchtturm; lighthouse; fare; phare; mole; pier; harbour. norway; lofoten; nature; night
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