North Cape

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Helnes Lighthouse and North Cape

Helnes Lighthouse and North Cape

Helnes Lighthouse (Norwegian: Helnes fyr) is  located on the island of Magerøya in the municipality of Nordkapp in Finnmark, Norway. It was established in 1908. All the buildings on Magerøya were totally destroyed by the retreating German army in 1944. Only the church in Honningsvåg was spared. The village of Helnes was never rebuildt after […]

 Michael

Aurora Borealis – Northern Lights

Aurora Borealis – Northern Lights

By Terri Mapes, About.com Guide The Creation of the Aurora Borealis: The Northern Lights (also called Aurora Borealis) stem from when large numbers of electrons stream in towards the Earth along its magnetic field and collide with air particles. The air then lights up rather like what happens in a fluorescent light tube. The resulting colors of […]