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Svalbard

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointNewtontoppen (1713 m/5620 ft)
CountriesSvalbard
Area61,027 sq km / 23,563 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent721 km / 448 mi North-South
628 km / 391 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long78° 19' N; 16° 6' E
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Map of Svalbard
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Svalbard.
Scandinavia-European ArcticLevel 2 (Parent)
         SvalbardLevel 3
                 Minor Svalbard IslandsLevel 4 (Child)
                 SpitsbergenLevel 4 (Child)
                 North East LandLevel 4 (Child)
                 Edgeoya-BarentsoyaLevel 4 (Child)
         Western Russian Arctic IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Norwegian Sea IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Scandinavian MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Finland-Kola-Karelia AreaLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Svalbard

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Newtontoppen17135620Spitsbergen
2.Perriertoppen17125617Spitsbergen
3.Chadwickryggen16385374Spitsbergen
4.Jelstrupfjellet16305348Spitsbergen
5.Kongen14574780Spitsbergen
6.Eidsvollejellet14494754Spitsbergen
7.Hornsundtind14294688Spitsbergen
8.Løyndfjellet13774518Spitsbergen
9.Lemstromfonna13654478Spitsbergen
10.Størmerfjellet12984259Spitsbergen
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Newtontoppen17135620Spitsbergen
2.Monacofjellet10823550Minor Svalbard Islands
3.Norddomen7702526North East Land
4.Solveigdomen6542146Edgeoya-Barentsoya



Photos of Peaks in the Svalbard

Skolten
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Unearthly colors during a ski descent of the western slopes of Skolten (2017-04-13). Photo by Joel Wilner.
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Nordenskiöldfjellet
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Celebrating the reappearance of the sun on top of Nordenskiöldfjellet (2017-02-18). Photo by Joel Wilner.
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Bingtoppen
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An epic ski line down the north bowl of Bingtoppen (2017-05-06). Photo by Joel Wilner.
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Lars Hiertafjellet
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Lars Hiertafjellet as viewed from nearby Sarkofagen (2017-05-16). Photo by Joel Wilner.
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Trollsteinen
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The precariously perched iconic outcrop (the "Troll Rock") at the summit of Trollsteinen as viewed from its north summit ridge (2017-03-12). Photo by Joel Wilner.
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Sarkofagen
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Northern lights dance behind the protruding north wall of Sarkofagen, as seen from the Nybyen district of Longyearbyen. Photo by Joel Wilner.
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