Jan Mayen Terrain: volcanic island, partly covered by glaciers;

Natural Resources: none;

Natural Hazards: dominated by the volcano Beerenberg

volcanism: Beerenberg (elev. 2,227 m) is Norway’s only active volcano; volcanic activity resumed in 1970; the most recent eruption occurred in 1985;

Population: no indigenous inhabitants

note: personnel operate the Long Range Navigation (Loran-C) base and the weather and coastal services radio station