Wilhelmøya

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Wilhelmøya
Nordaustlandet labelled.png
Wilhelmøya in lower left
Geography
Location Arctic Ocean
Coordinates 79°3′N 20°25′E / 79.050°N 20.417°E / 79.050; 20.417Coordinates: 79°3′N 20°25′E / 79.050°N 20.417°E / 79.050; 20.417
Archipelago Svalbard
Area 120 km2 (46 sq mi)
Country
Norway
Demographics
Population 0

Wilhelmøya is an island in the Svalbard archipelago. It is situated northeast of Olav V Land on Spitsbergen, in Hinlopen Strait. Its area is 120 km². The island was named after Wilhelm I.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wilhelmøya". The Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
Bjørnsundet, a sound between Olav V land (left) en Wilhelmøya (right)