Welcome to Ytteroya, a Continental island in the Norwegian Sea, part of the majestic Arctic Ocean. This guide offers a comprehensive overview of what makes Ytteroya unique – from its geography and climate to its population, infrastructure, and beyond. Dive into the details:
- Geography and Size: Explore the island’s size and location.
- Climate and Weather: Weather patterns and temperature.
- Topography and Nature: Uncover the natural wonders of the island.
- Infrastructure and Travelling: Insights on reaching, staying, and making the most of your visit.
Geography and size of Ytteroya
Size: 28.1 km²
Coastline: 38.6 km
Ocean: Arctic Ocean
Sea: Norwegian Sea
Ytteroya is a Medium Island spanning 28 km² with a coastline of 39 km.
Tectonic Plate: Eurasia – One of the world’s largest tectonic plates, the Eurasian Plate covers a significant portion of Europe and Asia. It’s characterized by diverse geological features, including the Ural Mountains, the European Plain, and the Himalayas formed from its collision with the Indian Plate.
The geographic heart of the island is pinpointed at these coordinates:
Latitude: 63.7836377767354 / Longitude: 11.098388555586
Climate and weather of Ytteroya
Climate Zone: Continental
Climate Details: Warm-Summer Humid Continental Climate
Temperature: Warm Summer
Climate Characteristics: Features warm summers and cold winters with consistent precipitation, common in higher latitudes.
Topography and nature of Ytteroya
Timezone places: Europe/Paris
Max. Elevation: 239 m
Mean Elevation: 122 m
Vegetation: Evergreen Needleleaf Forest
Tree Coverage: 67%
The mean elevation is 122 m. The highest elevation on the island reaches approximately 239 meters above sea level. The island is characterized by Hills: Gently sloping landforms with rounded tops. Hills contribute to a varied landscape.
Dominating Vegetation: Evergreen Needleleaf Forest
Dominated by evergreen coniferous trees such as pines and firs, which retain their needle-like leaves throughout the year. These forests are often found in cooler climates. Ytteroya has a tree cover of 67 %.
Vegetation: 8 vegetation zones – Very Highly Diverse Island
This island is an ecological powerhouse, with a wide array of vegetation zones ranging from lush rainforests to arid scrublands. Its varied ecosystems contribute to a complex web of biodiversity.
Infrastructure and Travelling to Ytteroya
The mean population of Ytteroya is 31 per km². Ytteroya is Gently Populated. The island belongs to Norway.
Norway is classified as Developed region: nonG7: Developed economies outside of the Group of Seven, characterized by high income and advanced economic structures. The level of income is High income: OECD.
Continuing your journey, Hoddoya is the next notable island, situated merely 73 km away.
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Does the island have a public airport with scheduled flights? no.
There is no public and scheduled airport on Ytteroya. The nearest airport is Trondheim Airport, Værnes, located 33 km away.
Does the island have a major port? no.
There are no major ports on Ytteroya. The closest major port is LEVANGER, approximately 10 km away.
Please note: The data used here has been primarily extracted from satellite readings. Deviations from exact values may occur, particularly regarding the height of elevations, land area, and coastline measurements. The latter refers to average values at mean high tide.