A Journey to the Arctic
Unit 5 Lesson 7. Spitsbergen
Location Arctic Ocean
Coordinates 78°45′N 16°00′E
Area 37,673 km2
Highest elevation 1,717 m
Highest point Newtontoppen
Largest settlement Longyearbyen
Population 2,642 (2012)
Spitsbergen is the largest and only permanently populated island of the Svalbard archipelago in northern Norway.
Constituting the westernmost bulk of the archipelago, it borders the Arctic Ocean, the Norwegian Sea, and the Greenland Sea.
Spitsbergen is the largest island in Norway and the 36th-largest in the world.
Svalbard is the most northerly point in the world.
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