Situated at latitude 70 degrees north, the town of Alta benefits from a relatively mild climate. Made up of three areas called Bossekop, Elvebakken, and Bukta, all known collectively as Alta, Alta achieved official town status on 1 January 2000. The town was destroyed during the second world war
while the German battleship Tirpitz used the Altafjorden as a harbour before being damaged by allied air raids. Today the Alta Museum, with its ancient petroglyphs, is a must-see and the lush green Sautso-Alta Canyon, a short journey from the town, offers breathtaking scenery.
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