Transport: North to Hammerfest

Up from the misty fjord of Bergen, Norway, one morning last week climbed a trimotored Junkers seaplane. For some 275 miles it buzzed north along the ragged Scandinavian coast to Nidaros (Trondhjem), then on for 300 miles across the Arctic Circle to Bodo, finally another 425 miles past Narvik and Tromso to the famed town of Hammerfest, northernmost port in the world, where it sliced into the harbor at 5:15. Thus, in the first trip of a daily service that will last until autumn, did Norwegian Aero Transport Co. inaugurate the world's most...

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