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Arctic tour of Gåshamna

A historical site in the Southwest region of Hornsund

Information about Gåshamna

Historical site on SW side of Hornsund with the remains from the days of whaling and

overwintering Russian and Norwegian trappers.

Gåshamna was also the site of the Swedish/Russian Arc of Meridian Expedition from 1898 to 1902, one of the first international research expeditions in the Arctic. In addition to the cultural remains, there is beautiful tundra with the Arctic flora.

Pictures of Gåshamna


Possible Activities in Gåshamna

land tour

Guided land tour



Highlights Close to Gåshamna

Animals in Gåshamna

Our trips to Gåshamna

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