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Faroe Islands

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Faroe Islands, Glyvursvegur, Argir, Streymoy region, 160, Territorial waters of Faroe Islands (62.19850 -6.81741)

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Name: Faroe Islands topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 61.39156 -7.68797 62.39430 -6.25655
Minimum elevation: 0 m
Maximum elevation: 837 m
Average elevation: 15 m

Faroe Islands

The climate varies greatly over small distances, due to the altitude, ocean currents, topography and winds. Precipitation varies considerably throughout the archipelago. In some highland areas, snow cover can last for months with snowfalls possible for the greater part of the year (on the highest peaks, summer snowfall is by no means rare), while in some sheltered coastal locations, several years pass without any snowfall whatsoever. Tórshavn receives frosts more often than other areas just a short distance to the south. Snow is also seen at a much higher frequency than on outlying islands nearby. The area receives on average 49 frosts a year.

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