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Titeltbukta (English: Ten Tents Bay) is a bay on the northwestern coast of the Norwegian island of Jan Mayen. [1] The name originates from the establishment of ten "tents", in reality wood and brick structures, as a basic whaling station. This was set up in 1624 by Dutch whalers to lodge the men who flensed (cut up) the whales. [1] The Dutch also called it Zuidbaai (South Bay), [1] in contrast to the other on the island, to the north at Engelskbukta).

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  1. 1 2 3 "Titeltbukta - Vik (Jan Mayen)". Norsk Polarinstitutt. 1 January 2008. Retrieved 10 March 2013.

Coordinates: 70°54.5′N8°56.7′W / 70.9083°N 8.9450°W / 70.9083; -8.9450