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Ny-Friesland is a peninsula located at the norther side of Spitsbergen, between Wijdefjorden and Hinlopenstretet.
Newtontoppen, the highest mountain of Svalbard, is located at Ny-Friesland

Ny-Friesland is the land area between Wijdefjorden and Hinlopenstretet on Spitsbergen, Svalbard.[1]

The area is named after the Dutch province of Friesland.[2]


  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Ny-Friesland". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ny-Friesland". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 

Coordinates: 79°00′N 17°00′E / 79.000°N 17.000°E / 79.000; 17.000