|North Cape Tunnel (Norwegian: Nordkapptunnelen) is a subsea road tunnel under MagerÝysundet from the Norwegian mainland to MagerÝya. The tunnel was built between 1993 and 1999, is 6,875 metres (22,556 ft) long, and reaches a depth of 212 metres (696 ft) below the sea level.
The tunnel has anti-freezing gates (Norwegian: Kuldeport) which close the mouths of the tunnel in the winter to avoid freezing of leaking water. These gates open automatically when cars approach and are permanently open in the summer, when traffic is denser.
Location: Utsjoki, Finland
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