Thornton
in Ascension, Saint Helena

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
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:
English
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:
Ujae
References
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.

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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.

Located at -7.92861, -14.4117 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ascension Island, Populated places established in 1815, Populated places in Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Geography of Ascension Island

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.

Located at -7.96944, -14.3939 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Royal Air Force stations in Africa, Royal Air Force stations of World War II in Africa, Airports on Ascension Island, Serco, United Kingdom–United States relations, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Atlantic Ocean, 1942 establishments in Saint Helena and Dependencies

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.

Located at -7.9125, -14.4067 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1840 ships, Chatham-built ships, Frigates of the United Kingdom, Ships of the West Africa Squadron, Coal hulks, Maritime incidents in 1870

List of shipwrecks in 1870

The list of shipwrecks in 1870 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1870.

Located at -7.9125, -14.4067 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lists of shipwrecks by year, Maritime incidents in 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.

Located at -7.95, -14.41 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Geography of Ascension Island

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