An island with cliffs and steep slopes, covered by grassland, bog and heath. The nearest large village is Øksfjord, about 35 km east of Loppa, on the mainland.
The island has an important seabird colony, which greatly exceeds 10,000 pairs in total.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loppa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2021.