Abeløya

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Abeløya
Abeløya is located in Svalbard
Abeløya
Abeløya
Location in Svalbard
Geography
Coordinates 78°59′20″N 30°12′20″E / 78.98889°N 30.20556°E / 78.98889; 30.20556Coordinates: 78°59′20″N 30°12′20″E / 78.98889°N 30.20556°E / 78.98889; 30.20556
Area 13 km2 (5.0 sq mi)
Country
Norway


Abeløya is an island in Svalbard. It is the third largest island of Kong Karls Land with an area of 13 km2 (5.0 sq mi). It is named after the Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel.[1] Abeløya is separated from Kongsøya by the strait Lydiannasundet.[2]

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