Svenskøya

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Svenskøya
Location svenskoya.png
Svenskøya in the north east
Geography
LocationArctic Ocean
Coordinates78°43′N 26°38′E / 78.717°N 26.633°E / 78.717; 26.633Coordinates: 78°43′N 26°38′E / 78.717°N 26.633°E / 78.717; 26.633
ArchipelagoSvalbard
Area137 km2 (53 sq mi)
Highest elevation288 m (945 ft)
Highest pointMohnhøgda
Administration
Norway
Demographics
Population0

Svenskøya (English: "Swedish Island") is an island in Svalbard. It is the second largest island of Kong Karls Land with an area of 137 km².[1]

Svenskøya is separated from Kongsøya by the strait Rivalensundet.[2] The island is separated from Edgeøya and Barentsøya by the strait Olgastretet.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Svenskøya (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 10 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Rivalensundet (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 10 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Olgastretet (Svalbard). The highest point Mohnhøgda lays on the northern part of the island". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 10 July 2013.