Perriertoppen

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Perriertoppen
Perriertoppen is located in Svalbard
Perriertoppen
Perriertoppen
Svalbard
Elevation 1,712 m (5,617 ft)[1]
Prominence 562 m (1,844 ft)[1]
Translation Perrier Peak (English)
Location
Location Spitsbergen, Svalbard
Coordinates 79°9′13″N 16°46′47″E / 79.15361°N 16.77972°E / 79.15361; 16.77972Coordinates: 79°9′13″N 16°46′47″E / 79.15361°N 16.77972°E / 79.15361; 16.77972[1]
Geology
Type Granite
Age of rock Late Silurian

Perriertoppen is the second highest mountain in Svalbard, at 1712 m.[2] It is located in the north east of the island of Spitsbergen. The mountain is late Silurian granite.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Perriertoppen, Svalbard". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Svalbard Statistics 2005". ssb.no. Statistics Norway. August 2005. Retrieved 5 August 2008.