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Knivskjellodden as viewed from North Cape

Coordinates: 71°11′8″N 25°40′54″E / 71.18556°N 25.68167°E / 71.18556; 25.68167

Knivskjellodden, located in the municipality of Nordkapp in Norway is the northernmost point of the island Magerøya, and is sometimes considered the northernmost point of the entire continent of Europe. Kinnarodden on the Nordkyn peninsula is the northernmost point on the mainland.

Although North Cape, Norway is popularly known as the northernmost point, it is in fact located 1,500 m further to the south.

Knivskjellodden can be reached with a 9 kilometre long hike from a park place a few km south of North Cape.

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