in Ascension, Saint Helena
- RAF Ascension Island (3 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -7.933 and -14.417 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -7° 55' 59" and W -14° 25' 0"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Pound - SHP
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:18 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Atlantic/St_Helena
- UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:58 am and 7:24 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 8.933 and 165.757 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Thornton
Thornton in Ascension is a city located in Saint Helena about 807 mi (or 1,299 km) north-west of Jamestown, the country's capital town.
Current time in Thornton is now 03:18 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Atlantic / St Helena with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 1 airports closer to Thornton. The closest airport in Saint Helena is RAF Ascension Island in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Georgetown, , , and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Videos from this area
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Ascension Island Danimal
this is somthing i put together when i was living on the ascension island this was filmed by me and no the island at dead mans beach. enjoy!!
Ascension Island South Atlantic Ocean after sailing from St Helena
After 7 day sailing from St Helena we arrived at Ascension Island South Atlantic Ocean.
Ascension Island fishing on Lifeboat from Maersk Ascension on 15 July 1984.
Fishing Trip using Maersk Ascension's lifeboat on 15 July 1984. The lifeboat passes by ss Uganda at anchor not far from the tanker Maersk Ascension which can ...
Boatswain Bird Island Trip on Sea-Rider RIB from Maersk Ascension in 1984
Short video of trip on Maersk Ascension's SeaRider RIB - to the Boatswain Bird Island at Ascension Island during the Summer of 1984. The video was originally ...
Voyager landing at RAF Ascension Island
RR2230 landing at Wideawake Airfield, Ascension Island South Atlantic Ocean.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Georgetown, Ascension Island
Georgetown is the capital and chief settlement of Ascension Island, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, situated on the west coast of the island. The town is centred around St Mary's Church, part of the Diocese of St Helena and the former Exiles Club, which is on the site of the original Royal Marines barracks from the times of Napoleon's exile to Saint Helena in the early 19th century.
RAF Ascension Island
RAF Ascension, more commonly known as RAF Ascension Island, and sometimes known as Wideawake Airfield or Ascension Island Base, is a British Royal Air Force station on Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean, near the Equator.
HMS Maeander (1840)
HMS Maeander was a Seringapatam-class sailing frigate of the British Royal Navy. Her service included the suppression of piracy, the Russian War, and support for the suppression of slavery with the West Africa Squadron. She was wrecked in a gale in 1870.
List of shipwrecks in 1870
The list of shipwrecks in 1870 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1870.
Cat Hill, Ascension Island
Cat Hill is a settlement in the Ascension Island, an island which forms part of the British Overseas Territories. It is the home to a base of the United States Armed Forces.
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