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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.7456,Lat: 61.7932 marker
Elevation91 meter above sea level
Local time6:44:44am
At islandSandoy
Name Sandoy
Name Húsavík

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Dalur3.5 km EastSouthEast
2 Húsavík4 km EastNorthEast
3 Skúvoy4.1 km WestSouthWest
4 Sandur5.9 km NorthNorthWest
5 Skálavík6 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands26 km NorthNorthEast
2 Glasgow   Scotland683 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland802 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Skarvanes lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Sandsvatn (0.6 km2 at a distance of 6.2 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Sandoy. The distance to the mainland is 359.8 km.

Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 1%, low location: 74%, hill: 25%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 666 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 41 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).


Location of Skarvanes in country Faroe-islands

Skarvanes at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Heart of Neolithic OrkneyUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland366 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland457 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland590 km NorthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Nolsoy › South-East: Nólsoy - Streymoy

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 07:36:09
Placename webcam: Nolsoy - Streymoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Nolsoy

Name webcam: Skopun › North-East: Sandoy - Skopunar Havn

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 07:36:22
Placename webcam: Skopun - Sandoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Skopun

Name webcam: Hestur: Gamlarætt - Streymoy

Current time

Current weather at Sandoy region

Type of weather in Sandoy regionovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 17.27 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 8)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1000 mb
Humidity: 89 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :08:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:19 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Sandoy region - FO (longitude: -6.7456, latitude: 61.7932)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0.01 Kilometers

12 degrees
997 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
11 degrees
992 mbar
light rainweericoon
10 degrees
985 mbar
light rainweericoon
8 degrees
987 mbar
light rainweericoon
6 degrees
991 mbar
light rainweericoon

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