- a seaport in N Norway: the northernmost town in Europe.
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From Hammerfest we continue our voyage northward along the coast.Foot-prints of Travel
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We reached Hammerfest on the last day of July, and re-occupied our old quarters.
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At either Bergen or Trondhjem take the steamer for Hammerfest.
- a port in N Norway, on the W coast of Kvalöy Island: the northernmost town in Europe, with uninterrupted daylight from May 17 to July 29 and no sun between Nov 21 and Jan 21; fishing and tourist centre. Pop: 9157 (2004 est)
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