Lofoten is an archipelago in the county of Nordland, Norway. Though lying within the Arctic Circle, the archipelago experiences one of the world’s largest elevated temperature anomalies relative to its high latitude. Wikipedia. Photo source: ©© Norte
The Norwegian coastline, including all its islands, is twice as long as the Equator. In other words, possesses huge areas that are suitable for cultivating seaweed and kelp.
Today, some 15 million tonnes of seaweed and kelp are cultivated all over the world, mostly in Asia, and are used in foods, animal feedstuffs, chemicals, medicines, health foods, cosmetics and fertilisers.