Thorshavn and Yakutsk are excellent examples of the temperature differences along the same latitude line (see fig. 11).
The passage was to be made to Thorshavn to bring the Pastor home.
By the time we reached the anchorage our voyage from Thorshavn had occupied exactly three days and six hours.
A few hours later we anchored opposite to Thorshavn in the island of Stromo, the capital and chief town of the Faroes.
At Thorshavn, too, was played the first half of the delightfully simple 2-Act drama which changed the faith of the archipelago.
Hard by the town of Thorshavn, in the Fare islands, a little lad sat one day carving his name on a rock.
Thorshavn, in Strm, the largest island, is the seat of government.
Karl fared forthwith when he was ready, and a fair wind they had, and came to Faroe, and hove into Thorshavn in Stream-isle.
The storm may lessen at any time, so we can go to Thorshavn and bring home the Pastor.'
The medival bishop for the Faroes had his stool at Kirkeb, on the same island as Thorshavn but a few miles further south.