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Vadsøya nature and cultural park

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Easily accessible area for walking, with remains of 16th century Russian cemetery, airship mast from the North Pole expeditions of Amundsen and Nobile, World War II memorials and other cultural memorials. Signposts for the different attractions. The island has a rich bird life.

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Vadsøya nature and cultural park

Easily accessible area for walking, with remains of 16th century Russian cemetery, airship mast from the North Pole expeditions of Amundsen and...

Vadsøya nature and cultural park

Source: Visitnorway

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