Galileotoppen

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Galileotoppen
Galileotoppen is located in Svalbard
Galileotoppen
Galileotoppen
Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway
Elevation 1,637 m (5,371 ft)[1]
Location
Coordinates 79°2.0′N 17°19.1′E / 79.0333°N 17.3183°E / 79.0333; 17.3183Coordinates: 79°2.0′N 17°19.1′E / 79.0333°N 17.3183°E / 79.0333; 17.3183[1]

Galileotoppen is a mountain on Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway.[1] At 1,637 metres (5,371 ft) tall, it is the fifth-tallest peak on Svalbard.[2] It is located west of Wijdefjorden northwest of Newtontoppen in the south of Ny-Friesland. It is named for the Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei (1564–1642).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Galileotoppence". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 31 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Geographical survey. Fjords and mountains". Statistics Norway. 22 October 2009. Retrieved 31 March 2010.